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  1. handloomnoun

    a loom powered by hand


  1. handloom

    A loom is a device used to weave cloth and tapestry. The basic purpose of any loom is to hold the warp threads under tension to facilitate the interweaving of the weft threads. The precise shape of the loom and its mechanics may vary, but the basic function is the same.


  1. handloom

    A handloom is a simple machine used for weaving, in which fabrics are crafted by manually interlacing threads. It is typically operated by hand, without the need for electricity, and involves various devices such as pedals, harnesses and heddles to create intricate, artistic designs. The loom holds the lengthwise threads (warp) in place while the crosswise threads (weft) are woven through them. Handlooms are used primarily in cottage industries to produce high-quality textiles.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Handloom in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Handloom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Handloom in a Sentence

  1. Gayatri Rangachari Shah:

    I feel like a million bucks when I wear handloom saris, i know I am supporting weavers who need help in accessing new markets and customers. So many of our crafts are dying and it would make a big difference if everyone did their bit to support our centuries old talent.

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