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See definition of weft on Dictionary.com
  • as ingrain
  • as innap
  • as inthread
  • as inweb

synonyms for weft

  • fiber
  • character
  • current
  • direction
  • nap
  • pattern
  • staple
  • striation
  • surface
  • tendency
  • tissue
  • tooth
  • weave
  • warp and woof
  • cord
  • cotton
  • filament
  • silk
  • strand
  • string
  • wire
  • wool
  • yarn
  • flax
  • floss
  • ligature
  • lint
  • lisle
  • pile
  • ravel
  • stamen
  • staple
  • thrum
  • twine
  • warp
  • woof
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How to use weft in a sentence

Variations in the number and color of weft threads on Turfan Man’s pants created pairs of brown stripes.
THE EARLIEST KNOWN PANTS ARE SURPRISINGLY MODERN — AND COMFYBRUCE BOWERMARCH 21, 2022SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Lengthwise warp threads are held in place so that a row of weft threads can be passed over and under them at regular intervals.
THE WORLD’S OLDEST PANTS STITCHED TOGETHER CULTURES FROM ACROSS ASIABRUCE BOWERFEBRUARY 18, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
"Not weft enough," was Barry's brief comment on the singing; the Welsh, unfamiliar with the air, had not sung.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
Abb, ab, n. properly woof- or weft-yarn, but sometimes warp-yarn.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
Unions or fabrics consisting of a cotton warp with a worsted weft are in general treated like worsteds.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
They are also used in combination with shoddy and cotton to produce weft or filling yarns for a lower quality of goods.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
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.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
A variety of white flannel finished with considerable nap, composed of cotton warp and woolen weft.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
A high grade, pure variety of flannel woven with a silk warp and a fine woolen weft.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
Silk warp, wool weft, fine twilled cloth; originally made in black only for mourning.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO WEFT

  • character
  • current
  • direction
  • fiber
  • nap
  • pattern
  • staple
  • striation
  • surface
  • tendency
  • tissue
  • tooth
  • warp and woof
  • weave
  • weft
  • cord
  • cotton
  • filament
  • flax
  • floss
  • ligature
  • lint
  • lisle
  • pile
  • ravel
  • silk
  • stamen
  • staple
  • strand
  • string
  • thrum
  • twine
  • warp
  • weft
  • wire
  • woof
  • wool
  • yarn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.