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Jacquard

Jac-quard′

,
Adj.
Pertaining to, or invented by,
Jacquard
, a French mechanician, who died in 1834.
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.

Definition 2021


jacquard

jacquard

English

Noun

jacquard (countable and uncountable, plural jacquards)

  1. Fabric woven on a Jacquard loom.
    The White House has jacquard drapes in the East Room.
  2. Fabric resembling a jacquard, but woven by a different process.
  3. A jacquard loom.

French

Noun

jacquard m (plural jacquards)

  1. jaquard (all senses)

Italian

Noun

jacquard m (invariable)

  1. Jacquard