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Textile Industries

teks' tIl, (1) any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting; (2) a material, as a yarn, suitable for weaving

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Sir Richard Arkwright
Sir Richard Arkwright
inventor of a water-powered spinning machine

Joseph Marie Jacquard
Joseph Marie Jacquard
inventor of the first practical "computerized" weaving loom

Samuel Slater
Samuel Slater
founder of the American textile industry

Eli Whitney
Eli Whitney
inventor of the cotton gin

The Spinning Jenny
The Spinning Jenny
one of the machines that launched the Industrial Revolution and the modern industrial age

Paper Fabric
Paper Fabric

Water Repellent Cheesecloth
Water Repellent Cheesecloth

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