Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12754

\wēv\ n [ME weven, fr. OE wefan; akin to OHGR weban to weave, Gk hyphainein to weave, hyphos web] (1581) A system or pattern of intersecting warp and filling yarns. There are three basic two dimensional weaves: plain, twill, and satin. All other weaves are derived from one or more of these types. Also see  Plain Weave,  Twill Weave, and  Satin Weave.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA