Definitions for jacquardˈdʒæk ɑrd, dʒəˈkɑrd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jac•quard*ˈdʒæk ɑrd, dʒəˈkɑrd(n.)

  1. a fabric with an elaborate pattern woven on a Jacquard loom.

    Category: Textiles

  2. Category: Textiles

    Ref: Jacquard loom.

* (often cap.).

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jacquard, Joseph M. Jacquard, Joseph Marie Jacquard(noun)

    French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)

  2. jacquard(noun)

    a highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom

  3. 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


  1. jacquard(Noun)

    Fabric woven on a jacquard loom.

  2. jacquard(Noun)

    Fabric resembling a jacquard, but woven by a different process.

  3. jacquard(Noun)

    A jacquard loom.

  4. jacquard(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a jacquard loom or the fabric it creates.

    The White house has jacquard drapes in the East Room.

  5. Origin: Eponym, Joseph Marie Jacquard, inventor of the jacquard loom.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jacquard(adj)

    pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834

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