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plain weave

plain weave

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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Adj.1.plain-woven - (of cloth) made in plain weave
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"
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It is defined as a lightweight plain-woven cotton cloth, typically checked in white and a bold colour that can add a bit of fun to your wardrobe.
6) These figures are comparable to those for good-quality silk or the finest plain-woven cotton muslins, but are extraordinary for a woollen textile.
7) Twill, which drapes more softly than a plain-woven fabric, is recognized by the fine diagonal rib on the surface; this adds its own charm to the pattern woven into it--though the diagonal progression also creates technical issues in interpreting the pattern, which the designer and weaver have to take into account.