woolsorter


woolsorter
A farmworker responsible for sorting wool into coarser and finer grades.

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  • woolsorter — n. person who sorts wool …   English contemporary dictionary

  • woolsorter — noun a person who sorts wool into different grades • Syn: ↑wool stapler • Hypernyms: ↑grader * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : one that sorts wool according to grade specifications * * * woolˈsorter noun A person who sorts wool according to quality,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • woolsorter's disease — noun a form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse • Syn: ↑pulmonary anthrax, ↑inhalation… …   Useful english dictionary

  • woolsorter's pneumonia — noun a form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse • Syn: ↑pulmonary anthrax, ↑inhalation… …   Useful english dictionary

  • woolsorter's disease — noun Date: 1880 pulmonary anthrax resulting especially from inhalation of bacterial spores from contaminated wool or hair …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • woolsorter's disease — See anthrax …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • woolsorter's disease — noun anthrax …   Wiktionary

  • woolsorter's disease — wool·sort·er s disease wu̇l .sȯrt ərz n pulmonary anthrax resulting esp. from inhalation of bacterial spores from contaminated wool or hair * * * see anthrax * * * inhalational anthrax …   Medical dictionary

  • woolsorter's disease — see anthrax …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Болезнь Сортировщиков Шерсти (Woolsorter'S Disease) — см. Язва сибирская. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины