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noun as in grain

noun as in nap

noun as in thread

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Variations in the number and color of weft threads on Turfan Man’s pants created pairs of brown stripes.

Lengthwise warp threads are held in place so that a row of weft threads can be passed over and under them at regular intervals.

"Not weft enough," was Barry's brief comment on the singing; the Welsh, unfamiliar with the air, had not sung.

Abb, ab, n. properly woof- or weft-yarn, but sometimes warp-yarn.

Unions or fabrics consisting of a cotton warp with a worsted weft are in general treated like worsteds.

They are also used in combination with shoddy and cotton to produce weft or filling yarns for a lower quality of goods.

Mungoes of the best quality are used in the low fancy tweed trade, in both warp and weft, but chiefly in union and backed fabrics.


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to weft, such as: fiber, character, current, direction, nap, and pattern.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.