Associations to the word «Jacquard»

Wiktionary

JACQUARD, noun. Fabric woven on a Jacquard loom.
JACQUARD, noun. Fabric resembling a jacquard, but woven by a different process.
JACQUARD, noun. A jacquard loom.

Dictionary definition

JACQUARD, noun. French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834).
JACQUARD, noun. A highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom.
JACQUARD, noun. A loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics.

Wise words

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