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plain weave

plain weave

n.
A weave in which the filling threads and the warp threads interlace alternately, forming a checkerboard pattern. Also called tabby weave, taffeta weave.

plain′-wo′ven adj.
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Noun1.plain weave - a basic style of weave in which the weft and warp threads intertwine alternately to produce a checkerboard effectplain weave - a basic style of weave in which the weft and warp threads intertwine alternately to produce a checkerboard effect
weave - pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
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Plain Weave to Account for Largest Share in Fabric Mesh for Industrial Dryer Fact.MR estimates that plain weave is likely to hold the largest revenue share, surpassing US$ 329,000 in 2018.
Dyed, plain weave certified hand-loomed fabrics of cotton, containing 85 per cent or more cotton by weight; plain weave certified hand-loomed fabrics of cotton, containing 85 per cent or more cotton by weight, hand-loomed carpet and other textile floor coverings, not of pile construction, woven, made up of man-made textile materials have also been removed.
Other prominent Indian products removed from the GSP list include dried pigeon pea seeds, groats and meal of rice, full grain unsplit and grain split whole buffalo leather, dyed and plain weave certified hand-loomed fabrics of cotton containing 85 per cent or more cotton by weight, in addition to hand-loomed carpet and other textile floor coverings.
Historically, they were hand woven in a three-to-one herringbone twill or a plain weave using cotton, wool, or linen.
* Organza: A thin, sheer, plain weave fabric made from silk, its lighter feel makes it ideal for summer-style weddings.
Leno is a plain weave, with holes inserted to form patterns by inserting bamboo sticks and twisting selected skeins in the process of weaving.
A small hand-loom (Loomini[R]; Luziuum corp.) of 22 cm x 32.5 cm size was used to make a plain weave fabric in which the POF should be laid.
In her sculpture Plane Weave, Alyson Shotz interlaces aluminum in the most basic woven configuration, plain weave, and stabilizes these elements with rings.
The weave-based electrodes include plain weave and honeycomb weave with different flexibility, touch feeling, air permeability, and area electrical resistance, respectively.
Likewise, a basic understanding of fabrics allows students to know that velvet and velour are not interchangeable terms; they both share the quality of a napped appearance that absorbs light, but velvet is formed by adding pile to a plain weave backing, while velour is generally made by adding pile to a stretchy knitted base.
The FE and mean-field homogenizations of woven have been validated on three different types of woven: a balanced plain weave, an unbalanced plain weave and a 5HS satin.