Jacquard Definition

jăkärd, jə-kärd
noun
A loom with an endless belt of cards punched with holes arranged to produce a figured weave.
Webster's New World
The distinctive mechanism of this loom.
Webster's New World
A fabric with such a weave.
Webster's New World
The weave made.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
joseph marie jacquardJoseph M. Jacquardjacquard loom

Other Word Forms of Jacquard

Noun

Singular:
jacquard
Plural:
jacquards

Origin of Jacquard

  • Eponym, Joseph Marie Jacquard, inventor of the jacquard loom.

    From Wiktionary

  • After Joseph Marie Jacquard

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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