Satin weave
Satin weave Sat"in weave A style of weaving producing smooth-faced fabric in which the warp interlaces with the filling at points distributed over the surface. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Satin weave — is one of the three important textile weaves. (The other two are Plain weave and Twill weave.) The satin weave is distinguished by its lustrous appearance, its silkiness or its satin feel. Satin itself is not a type of fabric, and may be made… …   Wikipedia

  • satin weave — one of the basic weave structures in which the filling threads are interlaced with the warp at widely separated intervals, producing the effect of an unbroken surface. Also called satin. Cf. plain weave, twill weave. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • satin weave — noun a weave in which the filling and warp threads intersect in such a way as to give a smooth compact surface with no distinguishable twill line • Hypernyms: ↑weave …   Useful english dictionary

  • satin weave — noun Date: circa 1883 a weave in which warp threads interlace with filling threads to produce a smooth faced fabric …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Satin — is a cloth that typically has a glossy surface and a dull back. It is a warp dominated weaving technique that forms a minimum number of interlacings in a fabric. If a fabric is formed with a satin weave using filament fibers such as silk, nylon,… …   Wikipedia

  • satin — satinlike, adj. /sat n/, n. 1. a fabric in a warp effect or filling effect satin weave, as acetate, rayon, nylon, or silk, often having a glossy face and a soft, slippery texture. 2. See satin weave. 3. a dress or other garment of satin: She wore …   Universalium

  • weave — I. [c]/wiv / (say weev) verb (wove or weaved, woven or weaved, weaving) –verb (t) 1. to interlace (threads, yarns, strips, fibrous material, etc.) so as to form a fabric or texture. 2. to form by interlacing threads, yarns, strands, or strips of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • satin — sat•in [[t]ˈsæt n[/t]] n. 1) tex a fabric, as acetate, rayon, nylon, or silk, constructed in a satin weave and often having a glossy face and a soft, slippery texture 2) a garment of satin 3) of or like satin; smooth; glossy 4) made of or covered …   From formal English to slang

  • satin — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, probably from Arabic zaytūnī, literally, of Zaytūn, seaport in China during the Middle Ages Date: 14th century a fabric (as of silk) in satin weave with lustrous face and dull back II.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • satin-back — adjective or satin backed ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ : having a satin weave surface on the back and any of various weaves on the front used of reversible fabrics …   Useful english dictionary

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