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for Jacquard apparatus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Jacquard \Jac*quard"\, a.
Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French
mechanician, who died in 1834.
Jacquard apparatus or Jacquard arrangement, a device
applied to looms for weaving figured goods, consisting of
mechanism controlled by a chain of variously perforated
cards, which cause the warp threads to be lifted in the
proper succession for producing the required figure.
Jacquard card, one of the perforated cards of a Jacquard
Jacquard loom, a loom with Jacquard apparatus.
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