Jacquard apparatus
Jacquard Jac*quard", a. Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834. [1913 Webster]

{Jacquard apparatus} or {Jacquard arrangement}, a device applied to looms for weaving figured goods, consisting of mechanism controlled by a chain of variously perforated cards, which cause the warp threads to be lifted in the proper succession for producing the required figure.

{Jacquard card}, one of the perforated cards of a Jacquard apparatus.

{Jacquard loom}, a loom with Jacquard apparatus. [1913 Webster]


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  • Jacquard — Jac*quard , a. Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834. [1913 Webster] {Jacquard apparatus} or {Jacquard arrangement}, a device applied to looms for weaving figured goods, consisting of mechanism controlled …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacquard arrangement — Jacquard Jac*quard , a. Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834. [1913 Webster] {Jacquard apparatus} or {Jacquard arrangement}, a device applied to looms for weaving figured goods, consisting of mechanism… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacquard card — Jacquard Jac*quard , a. Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834. [1913 Webster] {Jacquard apparatus} or {Jacquard arrangement}, a device applied to looms for weaving figured goods, consisting of mechanism… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacquard loom — Jacquard Jac*quard , a. Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834. [1913 Webster] {Jacquard apparatus} or {Jacquard arrangement}, a device applied to looms for weaving figured goods, consisting of mechanism… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jacquard — ► NOUN 1) an apparatus consisting of perforated cards, fitted to a loom for the weaving of figured and brocaded fabrics. 2) a fabric made on a jacquard loom. ORIGIN named after the French weaver Joseph M. Jacquard (1787 1834) …   English terms dictionary

  • Jacquard loom — noun a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics • Syn: ↑Jacquard • Hypernyms: ↑loom * * * noun see jacquard 1b * * * a loom for producing elaborate… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jacquard — [ dʒakα:d, kəd] noun 1》 an apparatus consisting of perforated cards, fitted to a loom to facilitate the weaving of figured and brocaded fabrics.     ↘[as modifier] denoting a loom fitted with a jacquard. 2》 a fabric made on a jacquard loom.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • jacquard — n. 1 an apparatus with perforated cards, fitted to a loom to facilitate the weaving of figured fabrics. 2 (in full Jacquard loom) a loom fitted with this. 3 a fabric or article made with this, with an intricate variegated pattern. Etymology: J. M …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jacquard — n. 1 an apparatus with perforated cards, fitted to a loom to facilitate the weaving of figured fabrics. 2 (in full Jacquard loom) a loom fitted with this. 3 a fabric or article made with this, with an intricate variegated pattern. Etymology: J. M …   Useful english dictionary

  • JACQUARD LOOM —    a loom with an apparatus for weaving figures in textiles, such as silks, muslins, and carpets, which was the invention of an ingenious Frenchman, born in Lyons, of the name of Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752 1834) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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