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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A basic weave construction with the interlacing of the threads so arranged that the face of the cloth is covered with warp yarn or filling yarn and no twill line is distinguishable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A style of weaving producing smooth-faced fabric in which the warp interlaces with the filling at points distributed over the surface.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A style of weaving executed on a loom having five or more harnesses.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a weave in which the filling and warp threads intersect in such a way as to give a smooth compact surface with no distinguishable twill line

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