Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Weft

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12760

\weft\ n [ME, fr. OE; akin to ON veptr weft, OE wefan to weave] (before 12c) (woof, fill, filler yarn) In the textile industry, the transverse threads or fibers in a woven fabric; those fibers running crosswise to the  Warp. See  Filling.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA