Webster 1913 Edition
Pertaining to, or invented by,
Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834.
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.–
one of the perforated cards of a Jacquard apparatus.–
a loom with Jacquard apparatus.