Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Made by weaving.
  • noun Material or a fabric made by weaving.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Past participle of weave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • p. p. of weave.
  • writing paper having an even, uniform surface, without watermarks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Fabricated by weaving.
  • adjective Interlaced
  • noun A cloth formed by weaving. It only stretches in the bias directions (between the warp and weft directions), unless the threads are elastic.
  • verb Past participle of weave

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

  • adjective made or constructed by interlacing threads or strips of material or other elements into a whole

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Examples

  • Cochise was dressed in his war garments, according to some, painted for war, and wrapped in a blanket with his name woven into it, the gift of an army colonel.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • Cochise was dressed in his war garments, according to some, painted for war, and wrapped in a blanket with his name woven into it, the gift of an army colonel.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • I have no idea if this is shooped -- on the one hand, it is the kind of thing a loony dictator might revel in; on the other hand, why wouldn't he get his name woven in Arabic script?

    Boing Boing

  • One has a fabric of considered views that are woven from the threads of inherited traditions.

    March 11th, 2009

  • A broad panorama of the triumphs and follies of humanity, an exploration of the quirks of the mind, of the nobility but more often the meanness and sheer malevolence of human nature, the collection was knit together by a web of self-consistent thinking, a skein of ideas woven from a lifetime of close reasoning on life, art, and literature.

    william hazlitt | the man of letters « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • A broad panorama of the triumphs and follies of humanity, an exploration of the quirks of the mind, of the nobility but more often the meanness and sheer malevolence of human nature, the collection was knit together by a web of self-consistent thinking, a skein of ideas woven from a lifetime of close reasoning on life, art, and literature.

    March « 2009 « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • The women make wide strips and bands of different designs and colors: purses, figures of stars and portraits, in woven wool.

    The Meseta Purepecha

  • He is another George Bush, a fabric woven from the Karl Rove spin machine.

    Senator says Obama VP search team discussed 20 names

  • The women make wide strips and bands of different designs and colors: purses, figures of stars and portraits, in woven wool.

    The Meseta Purepecha

  • The Swedish Interactive Institute has also been developing products around this idea with their Design for Increased Energy Awareness collection, which includes the widely blogged Re: Form Energy Curtain, a drapery that stores and emits solar power in woven photovoltaic textiles.

    GREEN BUILDING 101: DESIGN INNOVATION | Inhabitat

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  • COOL WORD :)

    January 26, 2012

  • I agree, very cool.

    January 26, 2012