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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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