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weave

 (wēv)
v. wove (wōv), wo·ven (wō′vən), weav·ing, weaves
v.tr.
1.
a. To make (cloth) by interlacing the threads of the weft and the warp on a loom.
b. To interlace (threads, for example) into cloth.
2. To construct by interlacing or interweaving strips or strands of material: weave a basket.
3.
a. To interweave or combine (elements) into a complex whole: wove the incidents into a story.
b. To contrive (something complex or elaborate) in this way: weave a tale.
4. To introduce (another element) into a complex whole; work in: wove folk tunes into the symphony.
5. To attach hair extensions to (hair).
6. To spin (a web, for example).
7. past tense & past participle often weaved To make (a path or way) by winding in and out or from side to side: weaved our way through the heavy traffic.
v.intr.
1.
a. To engage in weaving; make cloth.
b. To work at a loom.
2. past tense and past participle often weaved To move in and out or sway from side to side.
n.
1. The pattern, method of weaving, or construction of a fabric: a twill weave; a loose weave.
2. A hairstyle in which hair extensions are attached to existing strands of hair.

[Middle English weven, from Old English wefan; see webh- in Indo-European roots.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.weaving - creating fabricweaving - creating fabric      
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
netting - creating nets
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Translations

weaving

[ˈwiːvɪŋ]
A. Ntejido m
basket weavingcestería f
B. CPD weaving machine Ntelar m
weaving mill Ntejeduría f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

weaving

[ˈwiːvɪŋ] ntissage m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

weaving

nWeberei f; (as craft) → Webkunst f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

weaving

[ˈwiːvɪŋ] ntessitura
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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