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for Jacquard loom
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the
passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in
weaving figured fabrics [syn: Jacquard loom, Jacquard]
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :
/zhah-kar'/ A mechanical loom, invented by
Joseph-Marie Jacquard in 1801, which used the holes punched
in pasteboard punch cards (which see) to control the weaving
of patterns in fabric. It was the first machine to use punch
cards, although it did no computation based on them.
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