warp knit


Definition of warp knit

: a knit fabric produced by machine with the yarns running in a lengthwise direction — compare weft knit

Other Words from warp knit

warp-knitted \ ˈwȯrp-​ˈni-​təd How to pronounce warp-knitted (audio) \ adjective
warp knitting noun

First Known Use of warp knit

1853, in the meaning defined above

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