Definition of Jacquard loom
1. Noun. A loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics.
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Literary usage of Jacquard loom
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1. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1902)
"In this respect Figure 23 is a 'jacquard" loom, but it is not a "harness " loom. ... In the "jacquard" loom (Figure 23) there will only be 68 cords, ..."
2. Yarn and Cloth Making: An Economic Study; a College and Normal Schools Text by Mary Lois Kissell (1918)
"jacquard loom (hand loom). Beaumont ('), fig. 87-91. Jacquard machine and parts. Beaumont (2) 242-247. Jacquard machine and parts. Brockett, p. 108. ..."
3. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"jacquard loom. See LOOMS. JETTY. A jetty is a dike or pier constructed of wood or stone, or of both combined, and projecting into the sea from the shore, ..."
4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1907)
"But note now how the jacquard loom was received by those for whose benefit it was expressly intended. Having received from the French Government a pension ..."