jacquard

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

Definition of jacquard

  1. 1 :  a fabric of intricate variegated weave or pattern

  2. 2a :  the control mechanism of a Jacquard loomb :  jacquard loom

Origin and Etymology of jacquard

Joseph Jacquard


First Known Use: 1890

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Jacquard

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

Definition of Jacquard

  1. Joseph-Marie 1752–1834 French inventor

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