jacquard


jacquard

< /ʒoʊˈzɛf ma ri/, 1752–1834, French inventor.

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

1841, from Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752-1834) of Lyons, inventor of new weaving technology c.1800.

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