twill weave


noun

one of the basic weave structures in which the filling threads are woven over and under two or more warp yarns, producing a characteristic diagonal pattern.

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Example sentences from the Web for twill weave

  • Often one form of twill-weave is combined with another to produce a fancy twill-weave.

    Textiles|William H. Dooley