Definition of Twills

1. Noun. (plural of twill) ¹



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Definition of Twills

1. twill [v] - See also: twill

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twills

twilight vision
twilight years
twilight zone
twilight zones
twilightish
twilights
twilighty
twilit
twilitten
twill
twill weave
twilled
twillies
twilling
twillings
twills (current term)
twilly
twilt
twilted
twilting
twilts
twimmolation
twimmolations
twin
twin(a)
twin-
twin-aisle airplane
twin-bedded
twin-cam
twin-clutch gearbox

Literary usage of Twills

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1. Textile design and colour by William Watson (1912)
"A useful method of employing two small twills in the construction of a large fancy twill-running at the angle of 45° is illustrated by the examples Q, R, S, ..."

2. A Manual of Weave Construction: A Systematic Arrangement and Explanation of by Ivo Kastanek (1903)
"twills. If the warp and filling are so interlaced that the floats are grouped in diagonal lines, the weave is called a twill and exhibits more or less ..."

3. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"... sizes introduced into the web produce a sort of striping. When the warp and weft threads are of different colors a shot pattern is produced. In twills ..."

4. Casein: Its Preparation and Technical Utilisationby Robert Scherer by Robert Scherer (1906)
"Zigzag or Wavy twills—3. Rearranged twills : Satin Weaves—Table of Intervals of Selection for the Construction of Satin Weaves—Corkscrew ..."

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