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bobbinnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɒb.ɪn/ us   /ˈbɑː.bɪn/
a small round or tube-shaped object around which thread is put, often to go in a sewing machine
(Definition of bobbin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bobbin”
in Spanish bobina, carrete, canilla…
in Vietnamese ống chỉ…
in Malaysian gelendong…
in Thai กระสวยด้าย…
in French bobine…
in German die Spule…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指放入缝纫机之前的)绕线筒,线轴…
in Indonesian kumparan…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指放入縫紉機之前的)繞線筒,線軸…
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