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basket weave

noun
1.
a plain weave with two or more yarns woven together in a checkered pattern resembling that of a woven basket.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • It has the flattest cells, arranged in a basket weave pattern.
  • Erects alternate panel, basket weave and louvered fences.
  • Other measures tried include basket weave stop signs along a street, which has tended to slow speeds down.
  • She then builds up the form with layers of coils that she's carved or textured with basket weave and block print designs.
British Dictionary definitions for basket weave

basket weave

noun
1.
a weave of two or more yarns together, resembling that of a basket, esp in wool or linen fabric
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