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Synonyms for weft

the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

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Warp & Weft searches for fabrics that have the potential to create heirloom pieces that can be passed on from one generation to the next.
The Reepsholt tunic has a z-spun warp, while the weft alternates between two s-spun threads and one z-spun; moreover, the s-spun wefts are made from darker fibres than the z-spun warp and weft yarns, giving it a mottled appearance.
ROJ used Aptiv films in three different thicknesses (150, 250 and 500 microns) selected according to the required tension and weft characteristics.
Tests showed that the material had a better resistance when applied in the direction of the weft yams fabric used to reinforce composites.
The Mediterranean diet, which can contain up to 40 percent fat, was one of two diets Weft recommended for optimal health, the other being Japanese cuisine, which is low in fat and includes a lot of vegetables, but is also high in salt, low in fiber and labor intensive.
Van Der Weft will be working on the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business and the California State University Fresno Library.
The weft is the yarn that is used to weave over and under alternate straws.
By increasing the bottom weft length and diameter, the MultiForm V will meet the demands of today's wear-prone forming positions.
He also serves as the Director of the Center for the Health Professions, a research, advocacy and training institute created to assist health care professionals, health professions schools, care delivery organizations and public policymakers to respond to the challenges of educating and managing a health care workforce capable of improving the health and weft being of people and their communities.
Nicolas des Innocents' effect on the other characters is like the warp thread, with merchants, noblewomen, servants, ladies-in-waiting, and weavers providing weft.
Andrew Weft, author of 8 Weeks to Optimum Health, airborne bacteria rush into the bottle every time you open it.
Jack, who seems to be stuck in a time-warp for 1950s schoolboys, then got caught in some alliterative hell by going on to talk about warp and weft being woven into wour wolicies.
As always, Kingsolver's deft and incisive command of language and her lyrical weft between the personal and political produces a work of art filled with moral dating and shimmering hope.
There are two main threads that form the weft and weave of this tapestry: his early fascination for film and theater, which leads him toward the work for which he is famous; and an inner search, which awakens when he makes contact with the teachings of Russian philosopher and mystic G.