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warpwise

[ wawrp-wahyz ]
/ ˈwɔrpˌwaɪz /
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adverb Textiles.
in a vertical direction; at right angles to the filling; lengthwise.
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Origin of warpwise

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How to use warpwise in a sentence

  • The overall measurements of the torn rectangular fragment are 17 inches warpwise by 30 inches weftwise.

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