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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.]
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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]
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weft

(wɛft)

n.
2. a woven fabric or garment.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English; akin to weave]
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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
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Translations
kudekudelanka

weft

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

[ˈwɛft] ntrame f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

weft

nEinschlagfaden m, → Schussfaden m
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weft

[wɛft] n (Textiles) → trama
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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* Picking is where the weft actually goes on a journey; I tell my students, it goes from "weft to wight" (or left to right), which is the repetitive action that is weaving.
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Warp & Weft will showcase its collection of prints and fabrics at the 2014 Creativ Festival.
The warp and the weft yarns of the article Sava are twice thinner than those of the article Suceava (Table 2).
In most modern woven fabrics, it doesn't make a significant difference whether you cut with the grain going vertically with the warp or horizontally with the weft. Both yarn directions are usually strong enough to hold up to the normal stress of a garment.
Rachel continued: "I was still working full-time so I'd be up at night making all the wefts myself and, eventually, I decided to open my own shop in Crosby.
Methods: To investigate the effect of weave structure on tensile strength and modulus in the longitudinal and transverse directions, the yarns (warp, weft and binders) distribution are kept equal in all directions (see Table 1) so that failure behaviour can be analysed with regard to weave structure.
"The brake constancy is a key feature as it adjusts and maintains the optimum tension of the weft, which the weft feeder provides to the loom at the same level.
The weft feeder conveys the weft under ideal tension to the loom picking devices (pliers or fluid spouts), in order to carry out the weaving process.
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