Jacquard

Definitions of Jacquard
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n a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics

Synonyms:
Jacquard loom
Type of:
loom
a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile

n French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)

Synonyms:
Joseph M. Jacquard, Joseph Marie Jacquard
Example of:
artificer, discoverer, inventor
someone who is the first to think of or make something

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