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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weaving(noun)

    creating fabric


  1. weaving(Noun)

    The process of making woven material on a loom.

  2. weaving(Noun)

    A piece of such material.

  3. weaving(Noun)

    An unsteady motion back and forth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weaving

    of Weave

  2. Weaving(noun)

    the act of one who, or that which, weaves; the act or art of forming cloth in a loom by the union or intertexture of threads

  3. Weaving(noun)

    an incessant motion of a horse's head, neck, and body, from side to side, fancied to resemble the motion of a hand weaver in throwing the shuttle


  1. Weaving

    Weaving is a method of fabric production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth. The other methods are knitting, lace making, felting, and braiding or plaiting. The longitudinal threads are called the warp and the lateral threads are the weft or filling. The method in which these threads are inter woven affects the characteristics of the cloth. Cloth is usually woven on a loom, a device that holds the warp threads in place while filling threads are woven through them. A fabric band which meets this definition of cloth can also be made using other methods, including tablet weaving, back-strap, or other techniques without looms. The way the warp and filling threads interlace with each other is called the weave. The majority of woven products are created with one of three basic weaves: plain weave, satin weave, or twill. Woven cloth can be plain, or can be woven in decorative or artistic designs.

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How to say weaving in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weaving in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weaving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of weaving in a Sentence

  1. Grange Lady Haig Rutan:

    “Most talented with a God given talent for weaving words of heartfelt wonder.”

  2. Kidawa Halfan:

    I have learnt a bitter lesson. Never again shall I play with boys. If I get a chance I would like to learn weaving.

  3. Mihaela Noroc:

    This Israeli mother made their outfits. It's a weaving village, they invited me to visit them in their house during a festival.

  4. Henry Ward Beecher:

    We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.

  5. Officer Herman Baza:

    Its a good message, but hes not necessarily the best rolemodel, he was weaving all over the place. We caught him earlyenough that we prevented him from crashing.

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