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Definition of the noun weft
What does weft mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: wefts
- the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of weft: filling / pick / woof
- more generic words: thread / yarn = a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
- part of: weave = pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
- substance of: cloth / fabric / material / textile = artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
Alternative definition of the noun weft
- The horizontal threads that are interlaced through the warp in a woven fabric.
- synonym: woof
- The yarn used for the weft; the fill.
- In hairdressing, a hair extension that is glued directly to someone's natural hair.
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by Matthew Bevis
A weft is the weaver's thread that is woven into a supporting warp of threads, but here the weft floats loose without anchor. Browning plays on this and the meaning of thread as a 'clue', that which leads one to a terminal point of understanding.
Native American Beadwork (2013)
by William C. Orchard
The weft is a continuous thread, crossing from one side of the weave to the other, making a loop at each turn through which the warpstrands are twisted. The drawing, though only three beads wide, is sufficient to show the movement of the ...
by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson
weave pattern / weft streak weave pattern A plan (drawn on graph paper) used as a guide in weaving operations that employ harnesses. Synonyms: draft, point paper design. See DRAFT 3. weave repeat See REPEAT l. weaver's beam ...
by John Harris
If a RedFlag behoifted in the Mizen-fhrouds, anda Gun fir'd,then the Captains ofhis own Squadron are to come on Board the Admiral ; and if with the fame Signal there be also a Weft with the Enfign,a Lieutenant ofeachShip must go onBoard. 5.
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- Warp&Weft of Living
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- Infinite Weft - Samples
Infinite Weft is a project to expore the creative & mathematical possibility space of weaving patterns. These samples are woven from patterns generated from various simple cellular automata, including two non-repeating systems.
You can experiment with the sofware used to produce these patterns here:
Photo credit: blprnt_van
- Infinite Weft - Bridge Gallery
A 20' section of Infinite Weft is on exhibition at Bridge Gallery in NYC from September 8th - October 16th.
Photo by Eric Wolfe.
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Scrabble value of W4E1F4T1
The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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