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 knitweft-knitted adjectiveweft knitting noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • weft-knit — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective or weft knitted ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ : made by weft knitting most sweaters, bathing suits … are made of weft knit fabrics G.A.Urlaub …   Useful english dictionary

  • weft-knitted — /weft nit id/, adj. noting or pertaining to a fabric made by weft knitting. Also, weft knit. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • weft knitting — weft′ knit ting n. tex a knitting process in which the yarn is knitted horizontally and in a circular form Compare warp knitting …   From formal English to slang

  • weft-knitted — adjective see weft knit * * * /weft nit id/, adj. noting or pertaining to a fabric made by weft knitting. Also, weft knit. [1940 45] …   Useful english dictionary

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

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

  • double-knit — /dub euhl nit , nit /, n. 1. a weft knit fabric that consists of two single knit fabrics intimately interlooped. 2. a garment made of such a fabric. Also, double knit, doubleknit. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • double-knit — /dub euhl nit , nit /, n. 1. a weft knit fabric that consists of two single knit fabrics intimately interlooped. 2. a garment made of such a fabric. Also, double knit, doubleknit. [1890 95] …   Useful english dictionary

  • warp knit — noun Date: 1946 a knit fabric produced by machine with the yarns running in a lengthwise direction compare weft knit • warp knitted adjective • warp knitting noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Knitting — Knit redirects here. See also KNIT and Knitted fabric. Knitting is a method by which thread or yarn may be turned into cloth. Knitting consists of loops called stitches pulled through each other. The active stitches are held on a needle until… …   Wikipedia

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