Weave

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Weave \Weave\ (w[=e]v), verb (used with an object) [imp. {Wove} (w[=o]v); p. p. {Woven} (w[=o]v"'n), {Wove}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weaving}. The regular imp. & p. p. {Weaved} (w[=e]vd), is rarely used.] [OE. weven, AS. wefan; akin to D. weven, G. weben, OHG. weban, Icel. vefa, Sw. v[aum]fva, Dan. v[ae]ve, Gr. "yfai'nein, v., "y'fos web, Skr. [=u]r[.n]av[=a]bhi spider, lit., wool weaver. Cf. {Waper}, {Waffle}, {Web}, {Weevil}, {Weft}, {Woof}.]

1. To unite, as threads of any kind, in such a manner as to form a texture; to entwine or interlace into a fabric; as, to weave wool, silk, etc.; hence, to unite by close connection or intermixture; to unite intimately.

This weaves itself, perforce, into my business. --Shak.

That in their green shops weave the smooth-haired silk To deck her sons. --Milton.

And for these words, thus woven into song. --Byron.

2. To form, as cloth, by interlacing threads; to compose, as a texture of any kind, by putting together textile materials; as, to weave broadcloth; to weave a carpet; hence, to form into a fabric; to compose; to fabricate; as, to weave the plot of a story.

When she weaved the sleided silk. --Shak.

Her starry wreaths the virgin jasmin weaves. --Ld. Lytton.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Weave \Weave\, verb (used without an object)

1. To practice weaving; to work with a loom.

2. To become woven or interwoven.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Weave \Weave\, noun A particular method or pattern of weaving; as, the cassimere weave.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

weave

noun

1: pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric

verb

1: interlace by or as if by weaving [syn: {weave}, {interweave}] [ant: {unweave}]

2: create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; "tissue textiles" [syn: {weave}, {tissue}]

3: sway to and fro [syn: {waver}, {weave}]

4: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body" [syn: {weave}, {wind}, {thread}, {meander}, {wander}]


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