Jacquard loom

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Jac′quard

(or jac′quard) loom`,


n.
a loom for producing elaborate designs in an intricate weave (Jac′quard weave` or jac′quard weave`) constructed from a variety of basic weaves.
[1850–55; after J. M. Jacquard (1757–1834), French inventor]
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Noun1.Jacquard loom - a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threadsJacquard loom - 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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