Jacquard loom

[ jak-ahrd loom, juh-kahrd ]

  1. a loom for producing elaborate designs in an intricate weave (Jacquard weave ) constructed from a variety of basic weaves.

Origin of Jacquard loom

First recorded in 1850–55; named after J. M. Jacquard (1757–1834), French inventor

Words Nearby Jacquard loom

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How to use Jacquard loom in a sentence

  • The Jacquard loom has brought about a revolution in man's, and especially in woman's dress.

    Stories of Useful Inventions | Samuel Eagle Foreman