Jacquard loom

noun

Definition of Jacquard loom

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

First Known Use of Jacquard loom

1851, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Jacquard loom

Time Traveler for Jacquard loom

Time Traveler

The first known use of Jacquard loom was in 1851

See more words from the same year

Statistics for Jacquard loom

Cite this Entry

“Jacquard loom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jacquard%20loom. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on Jacquard loom

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Jacquard loom

Comments on Jacquard loom

What made you want to look up Jacquard loom? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!