Definition of Twill weave

1. Noun. A weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs.

Exact synonyms: Twill
Generic synonyms: Weave
Derivative terms: Twill



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twill Weave

twigsome
twilight
twilight(a)
twilight sleep
twilight state
twilight vision
twilight years
twilight zone
twilight zones
twilightish
twilights
twilighty
twilit
twilitten
twill
twill weave (current term)
twilled
twillies
twilling
twillings
twills
twilly
twilt
twilted
twilting
twilts
twimmolation
twimmolations
twin
twin(a)

Literary usage of Twill weave

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1. Silk by Eliza Bailey Thompson (1922)
"twill weave The twill weave is known by the diagonal lines which run across the ... Some of the silk materials made with the twill weave are plain foulards, ..."

2. Textile design and colour by William Watson (1912)
"The construction of three diamond designs, based upon 3-and-3 twill weave, is illustrated at K to R in Fig. 54. The draft K turns upon the first and seventh ..."

3. Textiles and Clothing by Ellen Beers McGowan, Charlotte Augusta Waite, A. (1919)
"twill weave. — In the twill weave the warp crosses over and under the woof ... There are many variations of the twill weave and many different fabrics are ..."

4. Textiles for Commercial, Industrial, and Domestic Arts Schools: Also Adapted by William Henry Dooley (1914)
"Often one form of twill-weave is combined with another to produce a fancy twill-weave. The object of the twill-weaving is to increase the bulk and strength ..."

5. Clothing for Women; Selection, Design, Construction: A Practical Manual for by Laura Irene Baldt (1916)
"In the next pick the filling will not advance regularly when passing under the warp as in twill weave, but irregularly. For example, in the second pick, ..."

6. Textiles for Commercial, Industrial, Evening and Domestic Arts Schools: Also by William Henry Dooley (1910)
"Often one form of twill weave is combined with another to produce a fancy twill-weave. The object of the twill weaving is to increase the bulk and strength ..."

7. A Cotton Fabrics Glossary by Frank P. Bennett, & Co (1914)
"THE TWiLL WEAVE is used in the construction of this fabric, because it permits of ... The other side of the cloth, being the warp effect of the twill weave, ..."

8. Dictionary of Textiles by Louis Harmuth (1915)
"Ziz-Zag Twill—A twill weave, producing a zig-zag effect. Zinc—Used as a resist in calico printing (in a fine dust form), and for weighting silk. ..."

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