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weft:

see weavingweaving,
the art of forming a fabric by interlacing at right angles two or more sets of yarn or other material. It is one of the most ancient fundamental arts, as indicated by archaeological evidence.
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Weft

 

(also filling), yarns or threads in a fabric running perpendicular to and interwoven with the warp yarns or threads. Weft yarns are interwoven with warp yarns during shedding and are then beaten up. Material of lower quality is often used for weft yarns, because the weft is subjected to less tension during weaving than the warp. In tulle, curtain fabrics, and knitwear, yarns running in the filling direction are also called weft yarns.

weft

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(engineering)

carpet weft

Yarn which runs across the width of the carpet, from selvage to selvage.

weft

the yarn woven across the width of the fabric through the lengthwise warp yarn

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The load-strain curve of angle interlock warp and weft direction is appears to be similar to the orthogonal weave but the E-Modulus are different for both the weaves.
Pillow tops may be made from a number of bands, using six or eight of them for the warps, and weaving over and under them with the additional bands for the wefts before securing them in place with a few stitches.
Wind the weft thread on the shuttle, using the border color.
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The shed stick is then turned from its flat position to standing up on its side, which opens the weft right up
While extensions must be glued or fused into the hair and removed after a couple of months or every time you want to colour your hair, wefts are basically a strip of hair on a long sticky band which can be cut width-wise and length-wise to suit.
Beeswax -- Warp and weft threads can be waxed for added strength.
Van Horne, president of Van Weft for the past 19 years will remain as Vice-President and Office Manager of the Scarsdale office.
The newly published Weft Knit Fabric Mills Industry report provides the most recently updated market research on the industry.
May the warp be the white light of morning, May the weft be the red light of evening, May the fringes be the falling rain, May the border be the standing rainbow.