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basket weave

a plain weave with two or more yarns woven together in a checkered pattern resembling that of a woven basket.
Origin of basket weave
1920-25 Unabridged
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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

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