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jac·quard

also Jac·quard  (jăk′ärd′, jə-kärd′)
n.
1. A fabric with an intricately woven pattern.
2. A special loom or the method employed in the weaving of a figured fabric.

[After Joseph Marie Jacquard.]

jac′quard′ adj.

Jacquard

(ˈdʒækɑːd; dʒəˈkɑːd; French ʒakar)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) Also called: Jacquard weave a fabric in which the design is incorporated into the weave instead of being printed or dyed on
2. (Knitting & Sewing) Also called: Jacquard loom the loom that produces this fabric
[C19: named after Joseph M. Jacquard (1752–1834), French inventor]

jac•quard

(ˈdʒæk ɑrd, dʒəˈkɑrd)

n. (often cap.)
1. a fabric with an elaborate pattern woven on a Jacquard loom.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jacquard - French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)Jacquard - French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)
2.jacquard - a highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
3.jacquard - a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threadsJacquard - a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics
loom - a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
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Jacquard looms replaced expert needleworkers in the 19th century, but they didn't spell doom for tailors.
Drawing in part on his experience with Jacquard looms while working in a textile factory in the late '50s, Bayrle took the serial principle to an extreme, developing his signature "superforms," mosaiclike compositions collaged from a single, miniaturized motif endlessly repeated.
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He had been experimenting with the Jacquard looms and hit on the simple idea of adapting them to produce vertical rather than horizontal designs.
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Turkey last year installed around 1,000 jacquard looms, while in India the installations amounted to a meager 100 looms," said Ajay Anand, managing director of Faze 3, a curtain fabric exporter.