inweave

[ in-weev ]
/ ɪnˈwiv /

verb (used with object), in·wove or in·weaved, in·wo·ven or in·wove or in·weaved, in·weav·ing.

to weave in or together.
to introduce into or as into a fabric in weaving.
to combine or diversify with something woven in.

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Origin of inweave

First recorded in 1570–80; in-1 + weave

OTHER WORDS FROM inweave

un·in·wo·ven, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for inweave

inweave
/ (ɪnˈwiːv) /

verb -weaves, -weaving, -wove, -weaved, -woven or -weaved

(tr) to weave together into or as if into a design, fabric, etc; interweave
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