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jacquard

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noun, often capitalized often attributive jac·quard \ˈja-ˌkärd\

Definition of jacquard

  1. 1 a :  the control mechanism of a Jacquard loom b :  jacquard loom

  2. 2 :  a fabric of intricate variegated weave or pattern



Origin and Etymology of jacquard

Joseph Jacquard


First Known Use: 1890

Other Textiles Terms


Jacquard

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biographical name Jac·quard \zha-ˈkär, ˈja-ˌkärd\

Definition of Jacquard

  1. Joseph-Marie 1752–1834 Fr. inventor




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