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Jacquard loom


  • Jacquard loom
    Jacquard loom
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jacquard loom a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In the early 1800s, a French silk weaver called Joseph-Marie Jacquard invented a way of automatically controlling the warp and weft threads on a silk loom by recording patterns of holes in a string of cards.
    • Jacquard loom a loom with Jacquard apparatus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Jacquard loom . See Loom.
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In literature:

When you say a woman doesn't invent anything, I ask, Who invented the Jacquard loom that wove every stitch you wear?
"Acres of Diamonds" by Russell H. Conwell
Felt, is an application of the principle of the Jacquard loom.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 79, May, 1864" by Various
There isn't a power reeler or loom in the town, nor yet a loom of the Jacquard type.
"Letters from China and Japan" by John Dewey
When you say a woman doesn't invent anything, I ask, Who invented the Jacquard loom that wove every stitch you wear?
"Acres of Diamonds" by Russell H. Conwell
It remained for Jacquard to make the Vaucanson loom of the utmost practical use to Lyons and to the world.
"Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous" by Sarah K. Bolton
Jacquard, the inventor of the loom which bears his name.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
The Jacquard loom was also greatly improved by the English inventors, Barlow, Taylor, Martain and others.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
It was at this juncture that I suddenly became aware that the Jacquard loom of Fate was weaving a pattern; Ramchunderji!
"The Flower of Forgiveness" by Flora Annie Steel
The Jacquard loom has brought about a revolution in man's, and especially in woman's dress.
"Stories of Useful Inventions" by Samuel Eagle Foreman
The loom was declared public property in 1806, and Jacquard was rewarded with a pension and a royalty on each machine.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 2" by Various
Subsequent improvements and developments of the Jacquard loom have carried its work to great nicety and refinement of action.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn

In news:

A firm lustrous fabric (as of linen, cotton, silk, or rayon) made with flat patterns in a satin weave on a plain-woven ground on jacquard looms.