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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. creating fabric;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weave \Weave\ (w[=e]v), v. t. [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.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] This weaves itself, perforce, into my business. --Shak. [1913 Webster] That in their green shops weave the smooth-haired silk To deck her sons. --Milton. [1913 Webster] And for these words, thus woven into song. --Byron. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] When she weaved the sleided silk. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Her starry wreaths the virgin jasmin weaves. --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weaving \Weav"ing\, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, weaves; the act or art of forming cloth in a loom by the union or intertexture of threads. [1913 Webster] 2. (Far.) An incessant motion of a horse's head, neck, and body, from side to side, fancied to resemble the motion of a hand weaver in throwing the shuttle. --Youatt. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

weaving n 1: creating fabric
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "weaving": arabesque, basketry, basketwork, cancellation, cross-hatching, crossing-out, entwining, filigree, fret, fretwork, grate, grating, grid, gridiron, grille, grillwork, hachure, hatching, interlacement, interlacing, intertexture, intertwinement, intertwining, interweaving, lace, lacery, lacework, lacing, lattice, latticework, mesh, meshes, meshwork, net, netting, network, plexure, plexus, raddle, reticle, reticulation, reticule, reticulum, riddle, screen, screening, sieve, texture, tissue, tracery, trellis, trelliswork, twining, wattle, weave, web, webbing, webwork, weft, wicker, wickerwork




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