Warp knitting
Warp knitting Warp knitting A kind of knitting in which a number of threads are interchained each with one or more contiguous threads on either side. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Warp knitting — is a family of knitting methods in which the yarn zigzags along the length of the fabric, i.e., following adjacent columns ( wales ) of knitting, rather than a single row ( course ). For comparison, knitting across the width of the fabric is… …   Wikipedia

  • Warp knitting — Warp Warp, n. [AS. wearp; akin to Icel. varp a casting, throwing, Sw. varp the draught of a net, Dan. varp a towline, OHG. warf warp, G. werft. See {Warp}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Weaving) The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • warp knitting — noun : machine knitting made on a machine that takes yarn from a warp beam and produces fabric with lengthwise threads compare weft knitting * * * a knitting process in which the yarn is knitted vertically in a flat form. Cf. weft knitting. * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • warp knitting — warp′ knit ting n. tex a process in which yarn is knitted vertically in a flat form Compare weft knitting warp′ knit ted, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • warp knitting — a knitting process in which the yarn is knitted vertically in a flat form. Cf. weft knitting. * * * …   Universalium

  • warp knitting — noun see warp knit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Warp — Warp, n. [AS. wearp; akin to Icel. varp a casting, throwing, Sw. varp the draught of a net, Dan. varp a towline, OHG. warf warp, G. werft. See {Warp}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Weaving) The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Warp beam — Warp Warp, n. [AS. wearp; akin to Icel. varp a casting, throwing, Sw. varp the draught of a net, Dan. varp a towline, OHG. warf warp, G. werft. See {Warp}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Weaving) The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Warp fabric — Warp Warp, n. [AS. wearp; akin to Icel. varp a casting, throwing, Sw. varp the draught of a net, Dan. varp a towline, OHG. warf warp, G. werft. See {Warp}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Weaving) The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Warp frame — Warp Warp, n. [AS. wearp; akin to Icel. varp a casting, throwing, Sw. varp the draught of a net, Dan. varp a towline, OHG. warf warp, G. werft. See {Warp}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Weaving) The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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