Jacquard loom


: a loom designed to weave fabrics of intricate design whose control mechanism makes use of cards with holes punched in them

Examples of Jacquard loom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Working from these samples, a skilled weaver used a Jacquard loom to replicate the brilliant red-and-white design. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 17 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Jacquard loom was in 1851

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“Jacquard loom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jacquard%20loom. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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