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jacquard

[jak-ahrd, juh-kahrd; French zha-kar] /ˈdʒæk ɑrd, dʒəˈkɑrd; French ʒaˈkar/
noun, (often initial capital letter)
1.
a fabric with an elaborately woven pattern produced on a Jacquard loom.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; named after J. M. Jacquard. See Jacquard loom

Jacquard

[zha-kar] /ʒaˈkær/
noun
1.
Joseph Marie [zhoh-zef ma-ree] /ʒoʊˈzɛf ma ri/ (Show IPA), 1752–1834, French inventor.
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Jacquard

/ˈdʒækɑːd; dʒəˈkɑːd; French ʒakar/
noun
1.
Also called Jacquard weave. a fabric in which the design is incorporated into the weave instead of being printed or dyed on
2.
Also called Jacquard loom. the loom that produces this fabric
Word Origin
C19: named after Joseph M. Jacquard (1752–1834), French inventor
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