Definitions for jacquardˈdʒæk ɑrd, dʒəˈkɑrd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
jac•quard*ˈdʒæk ɑrd, dʒəˈkɑrd(n.)
a fabric with an elaborate pattern woven on a Jacquard loom.
Ref: Jacquard loom.
* (often cap.).
Jacquard, Joseph M. Jacquard, Joseph Marie Jacquard(noun)
French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)
a highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom
Jacquard loom, Jacquard(noun)
a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics
Fabric woven on a jacquard loom.
Fabric resembling a jacquard, but woven by a different process.
A jacquard loom.
Of or pertaining to a jacquard loom or the fabric it creates.
The White house has jacquard drapes in the East Room.
Origin: Eponym, Joseph Marie Jacquard, inventor of the jacquard loom.
pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834