Lock stitch
Lock stitch Lock" stitch` . A peculiar sort of stitch formed by the locking of two threads together, as in the work done by some sewing machines. See {Stitch}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lock stitch — Stitch Stitch, n. [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See {Stick}, v. i.] 1. A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made. [1913 Webster] 2. A single turn of the thread round a needle in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lock stitch — lock′ stitch or lock′stitch n. clo a sewing machine stitch in which two threads are locked together at small intervals • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • lock stitch — n. the typical sewing machine stitch formed by the interlocking of two threads …   English World dictionary

  • lock stitch — a sewing machine stitch in which two threads are locked together at small intervals. [1860 65] * * * lock stitch, a sewing machine stitch in which two threads are fastened together at short intervals …   Useful english dictionary

  • lock stitch — a sewing machine stitch in which two threads are locked together at small intervals. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • lock stitch — noun a stitch made by a sewing machine by firmly linking together two threads or stitches …   English new terms dictionary

  • Lock-stitch — Холостой стежок …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Stitch — may refer to:A method of securing thread into textiles in embroidery and sewing or creating fabrics in knitting and crochet. It may also be a method of medical care to close wounds known as sutures or stitches.: There are many types of stitches,… …   Wikipedia

  • Stitch — Stitch, n. [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See {Stick}, v. i.] 1. A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made. [1913 Webster] 2. A single turn of the thread round a needle in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stitch (disambiguation) — Stitch may refer to:In embroidery and sewing: a method of securing thread into textiles. There are many types of stitches, including:*Chain stitch *Cross stitch *Embroidery stitch *Lock stitchOther meanings:* Side stitch, an intense stabbing pain …   Wikipedia

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