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doffing

[′däf·iŋ]
(textiles)
Removing fibers from a cotton carding machine by means of a toothed bar or cylinder.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This machine is designed to perform the same tasks as the 'classic' Salmoiraghi automatic Doffers, namely, travelling to the required locations in front of the winders, doffing the yarn bobbins from the winders and transferring the doffed bobbins to the next machine in the automated handling chain.
That is, the period of time between the commencement of the employee's first principal activity and the completion of the employee's last principal activity must be included in the computation of "hours worked," which may include the donning and doffing of clothing and protective gear.
Steel seeking back pay for the time they spent t "donning and doffing" their protective gear.
The characterization of prosthesis use could be partially achieved by quantifying prosthetic wear (e.g., donning and doffing) and users' engagement in locomotor activities (e.g., walking and stair climbing) and fundamental body postures (e.g., standing or sitting).
Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case on whether workers should be paid for their time donning and doffing protective safety gear.
She leaves her son Jeff and his wife Cynthia, and grandchildren: Roy and Regina Williams; Ryan and Valerie Doffing; Erick, Kristopher, LeAnn, and Jessica Carlson.
There's something weird about the English electorate in that they like doffing their caps to the ruling classes and voting people, who clearly hate them, into office.
Most of the recent lawsuits focus on whether the time spent putting on and taking off ("donning and doffing") those clothes and equipment is a part of the employees' workday for which they must be paid, and also whether the employee must be paid for time spent walking to the work location, washing, waiting for the production line to begin moving and other subsequent activities.
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, some employees may be entitled to pay for "donning and doffing" their work uniforms and "working" on a BlackBerry or iPhone.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 5, 2011-Hunting closes acquisition of W L Doffing LP for USD20.8m(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
5 September 2011 - UK energy services company Hunting (LON:HTG) said it had taken over US W L Doffing, a provider of high-precision machining services to the energy sector, for USD20.8m (EUR14.7m) on a cash- and debt-free basis.
In recent years, the most hotly contested issue confronting law enforcement agencies has been whether the time spent "donning and doffing" the police uniform and other protective gear goes into the calculation of hours worked during any given pay period.