Definition of roving in English:



another term for rove
  • ‘The energy used to create the fibers - it starts with a plant, then the cords are removed, the material is dried, then rovings are produced - requires 60% less energy than glass.’
  • ‘Asphalt emulsion finds a more general use as a tackifier to hold rovings and straw in place.’
  • ‘At the other end of the process of manufacture, there were merchants who organized the ginning and bowing of the raw cotton and sold the rovings to the spinners.’