warp knit
noun Date: 1946 a knit fabric produced by machine with the yarns running in a lengthwise direction — compare weft knitwarp-knitted adjectivewarp knitting noun

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  • warp knit — warp′ knit n. tex a fabric or garment so constructed that runs do not occur: knitted from a warp beam that feeds yarn to the knitting frame …   From formal English to slang

  • warp knit — noun A knit fabric in which intermeshing loops are positioned in warp, or lengthwise, direction. The fabric has a flatter, closer, less elastic structure than most welt knits and is run resistant …   Wiktionary

  • warp knit — noun : a warp knitted fabric * * * a fabric or garment so constructed that runs do not occur: knitted from a warp beam that feeds yarn to the knitting frame …   Useful english dictionary

  • warp knit — a fabric or garment so constructed that runs do not occur: knitted from a warp beam that feeds yarn to the knitting frame. * * * …   Universalium

  • warp-knit|ted — «WRP NIHT ihd», adjective. (of fabrics) made by warp knitting …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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′ 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 — noun see warp knit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • warp-knitted — adjective see warp knit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weft knit — noun Date: 1943 a knit fabric produced in machine or hand knitting with the yarns running crosswise or in a circle compare warp knit • weft knitted adjective • weft knitting noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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