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Past participle of weave.
Made by weaving: a finely woven rug.
Material or a fabric made by weaving.


a past participle of weave



v. wove (esp. for 5,9 ) weaved; wo•ven wove; weav•ing; v.t.
1. to interlace (threads, yarns, strips, fibrous material, etc.) so as to form a fabric or material.
2. to form by such interlacing: to weave a basket; to weave cloth.
3. (of a spider or larva) to spin (a web or cocoon).
4. to form by combining various elements or details into a connected whole: to weave a tale.
5. to introduce as an element into a connected whole (usu. fol. by in or into): to weave a folk song into a musical comedy.
6. to combine (two or more things) so as to form a whole.
7. to make or move by winding or zigzagging, esp. to avoid obstructions: to weave one's way across a crowded room.
8. to form or construct something by interlacing materials or combining elements.
9. to move or proceed in a winding course or from side to side: a car weaving through traffic.
10. a pattern of or method for interlacing yarns.
[before 900; Middle English weven, Old English wefan, c. Middle Low German, Middle Dutch weven, Old High German weban, Old Norse vefa; akin to web; (definitions 5,9) in part continuing Middle English weven to wander, move to and fro < Old Norse veifa (compare waif)]
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Adj.1.woven - made or constructed by interlacing threads or strips of material or other elements into a whole; "woven fabrics"; "woven baskets"; "the incidents woven into the story"; "folk songs woven into a symphony"
unwoven - not woven; "tapa cloth is an unwoven fabric made by pounding bark into a thin sheet"
References in classic literature ?
Yet, as the ever-woven verdant warp and woof intermixed and hummed around him, the mighty idler seemed the cunning weaver; himself all woven over with the vines; every month assuming greener, fresher verdure; but himself a skeleton.
He was also pleased that the story of lost Margaret should be woven into it.
bleaching grounds = open spaces where newly woven linen is spread to whiten in the sun; legitimist.
The whole city was talking of the splendid cloth which the Emperor had ordered to be woven at his own expense.
All the Beyond was hers with its possibilities lurking rosily in the oncoming years--each year a rose of promise to be woven into an immortal chaplet.
You stole the money, and you have woven a plot to lay the sin at my door.
Seats were ranged all along the wall, here and there from one end to the other, with coverings of fine woven work which the women of the house had made.
The same cotton fabric is woven by women from Binan, Laguna, into textured clutches (P1,195) accented with brass elements-tiny bells, miniature agung-or teardrop-shaped bosok seeds affixed in concentric circles.
In her sculpture Plane Weave, Alyson Shotz interlaces aluminum in the most basic woven configuration, plain weave, and stabilizes these elements with rings.
To clearly depict the weave structure, the same oversized yarn is used for each sample and all samples are woven on the same loom.
An end-to-end FE-based homogenization of woven composites was developed in Digimat[R].
If someone came to their house when the Atayal women were weaving, they hid from the guest their looms and any materials related to weaving, including yarns and woven pieces.