Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of WEFT

Pronunciation:  weft

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
 

WEFT is a 4 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: filling, pick, woof
 
 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile, thread, weave, yarn

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Weft\, obs.
    imp. & p. p. of {Wave}.
    
    
  2. \Weft\, n. [Cf. {Waif}.]
    A thing waved, waived, or cast away; a waif. [Obs.] ``A
    forlorn weft.'' --Spenser.
    
    
  3. \Weft\, n. [AS. weft, wefta, fr. wefan, to weave. See
    {Weave}.]
    1. The woof of cloth; the threads that cross the warp from
       selvage to selvage; the thread carried by the shuttle in
       weaving.
    
    2. A web; a thing woven.
    
    
 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY