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handloom

(ˈhændˌluːm)
n
(Tools)
a. a weaving device operated by hand
b. (as modifier): a handloom weaver.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.handloom - a loom powered by hand
high-warp loom - a handloom in which the warp is carried vertically; for weaving tapestry
loom - a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
low-warp-loom - a handloom in which the warp is carried horizontally; for weaving tapestry
References in classic literature ?
And one of those who suck the life out of the wretched handloom weavers in Tipton and Freshitt.
Where had been formerly but the click of the shuttle was soon the roar of 'power,' handlooms were pushed into a corner as a room is cleared for a dance; every morning at half-past five the town was wakened with a yell, and from a chimney-stack that rose high into our caller air the conqueror waved for evermore his flag of smoke.
This is not just an event but a series of event which is going to bring youth, fashion intellectuals, buyers, handloom authorities, artists, designers and industry experts together on one platform for a better future.
Tenders are invited for Supply of looms and accessories to the handloom weavers under different blocks of south 24 pgs.
Sri Lankan handloom runs through 3000 years of history, rich heritage, and cultural diversity, even today its handloom products offers diversity, uniqueness, and ingenuity in their designs and technologies.
TWO ministries of the Narendra Modi government have joined hands to bring a new paradigm shift to the ailing handloom sector.
Hyderabad: Weavers of Andhra Pradesh, home to 2,00,310 handloom weavers in cooperative fold and 1,58,902 other weavers dogged by many problems, finally have some good news.
Colombo, July 1 -- Just as the US demand for Lankan handlooms surged, an international design expert called on 30 June the country to further strengthen its design and promotion capacities-and Sri Lanka's handloom designs continue to have a special identity.
COLOMBO -- Pakistani High Commissioner Maj Gen (R) Qasim Qureshi along with the Minister for Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa inaugurated the Pakistan sponsored handloom textile training project and the textile village at Kottala-Meerigama.
As an example, the authors have cited the case of India's handloom industry.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan through its High Commission is collaborating with the Government of Sri Lanka to revive the handloom sector n Mirigama district, aimed at strengthening this cottage industry and providing self-employment to people of the area.
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