twill weave

twill weave
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. Also called twill. Cf. plain weave, satin weave.

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  • twill weave — noun a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs • Syn: ↑twill • Derivationally related forms: ↑twill (for: ↑twill) • Hypernyms: ↑weave * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • broken twill weave — a twill weave in which the direction of the diagonal produced by the weft threads is reversed after no more than two passages of the weft. * * * …   Universalium

  • broken twill weave — a twill weave in which the direction of the diagonal produced by the weft threads is reversed after no more than two passages of the weft …   Useful english dictionary

  • Twill — is a type of fabric woven with a pattern of diagonal parallel ribs.It is made by passing the weft thread over one or more warp threads and then under two or more warp threads and so on, with a step or offset between rows to create the… …   Wikipedia

  • twill — /twil/, n. 1. a fabric constructed in twill weave. 2. a garment, as a suit or trousers, of this fabric. 3. See twill weave. v.t. 4. to weave in the manner of a twill. 5. to weave in twill construction. [1300 50; north and Scots var. of twilly… …   Universalium

  • twill — [[t]twɪl[/t]] n. 1) tex a weave in which the filling threads are woven over and under two or more warp yarns, producing a diagonal pattern 2) cvb tex a fabric with a twill weave 3) tex a garment, as trousers, of this fabric 4) tex to weave in the …   From formal English to slang

  • weave — I n. a plain; satin; twill weave II v. 1) (C) she wove a basket for us; or: she wove us a basket 2) (d; tr.) to weave around, round (she wove the story around a specific theme) 3) (d; tr.) to weave from, out of (she wants to weave a scarf from… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • weave — I. [c]/wiv / (say weev) verb (wove or weaved, woven or weaved, weaving) –verb (t) 1. to interlace (threads, yarns, strips, fibrous material, etc.) so as to form a fabric or texture. 2. to form by interlacing threads, yarns, strands, or strips of… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • twill — noun Etymology: Middle English twyll, twylle, from Old English twilic having a double thread, part translation of Latin bilic , bilix, from bi + licium thread Date: 14th century 1. a fabric with a twill weave 2. a textile weave in which the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • twill — twɪl n. cloth with diagonal lines, cloth with a twill weave …   English contemporary dictionary

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