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Meaning of JACQUARD

Pronunciation:  'jakârd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)
 

JACQUARD is a 8 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: Joseph M. Jacquard, Joseph Marie Jacquard
 
 See Also: artificer, discoverer, inventor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jac*quard"\, a.
Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French
mechanician, who died in 1834.

{Jacquard apparatus} or {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
   apparatus.

{Jackquard loom}, a loom with Jacquard apparatus.

 

 

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