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weft

 (wĕft)
n.
1.
a. The horizontal threads interlaced through the warp in a woven fabric; woof.
b. Yarn used for the weft.
2. Woven fabric.

[Middle English, from Old English wefta; see webh- in Indo-European roots.]

weft

(wɛft)
n
(Textiles) the yarn woven across the width of the fabric through the lengthwise warp yarn. Also called: filling or woof
[Old English, related to Old Norse veptr; see weave]

weft

(wɛft)

n.
2. a woven fabric or garment.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English; akin to weave]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.weft - the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weavingweft - the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
thread, yarn - a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
weave - pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
Translations
kudekudelanka

weft

[weft] N
1. (lit) → trama f
2. (fig) → red f

weft

[ˈwɛft] ntrame f

weft

nEinschlagfaden m, → Schussfaden m

weft

[wɛft] n (Textiles) → trama

warp2

(woːp) noun
(usually with the) the set of threads lying lengthwise in a loom during weaving (the other being the weft (weft) ).
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