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woof 1(wo͝of, wo͞of)
1. The threads that run crosswise in a woven fabric, at right angles to the warp threads; weft.
2. The texture of a fabric.
[Alteration (influenced by warp) of Middle English oof, from Old English ōwef : ō-, on, on; see on + wefan, to weave; see webh- in Indo-European roots.]
1. The characteristically deep, gruff bark of a dog.
2. A sound similar to a woof.
intr.v. woofed, woof·ing, woofs
To make this sound.
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1. (Textiles) the crosswise yarns that fill the warp yarns in weaving; weft
2. (Textiles) a woven fabric or its texture
[Old English ōwef, from ō-, perhaps from on, + wef web (see weave); modern form influenced by warp]
an imitation of the bark or growl of a dog
(Zoology) (intr) (of dogs) to bark or growl
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2. texture; fabric.
[before 900; Middle English oof, owf, Old English ōwef, āwef (compare gewef) <ō-, ā- a-3 + wef (akin to web); modern w- from weft, warp, weave, etc.]
1. the bark of a dog, esp. when low-pitched.v.i.
2. to make this sound.
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Past participle: woofed
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|Noun||1.||woof - 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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A. N (= bark) → ladrido m
B. EXCL → ¡guau!
C. VI → ladrar
woof2 [wuːf] N (Textiles) → trama f
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n (Tex) → Schuss m
n (of dog) → Wuff nt
vi → kläffen; woof, woof! → wau, wau!, wuff, wuff!
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1. n (of dog) → bau bau m
2. vi → abbaiare
woof, woof! → bau bau!
woof, woof! → bau bau!
woof2 [wʊf] n (Textiles) → trama
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