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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jacquard  \Jac*quard"\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  or  invented  by  Jacquard,  a  French 
  mechanician,  who  died  in  1834. 
 
  {Jacquard  apparatus}  or  {arrangement},  a  device  applied  to 
  looms  for  weaving  figured  goods,  consisting  of  mechanism 
  controlled  by  a  chain  of  variously  perforated  cards,  which 
  cause  the  warp  threads  to  be  lifted  in  the  proper 
  succession  for  producing  the  required  figure. 
 
  {Jacquard  card},  one  of  the  perforated  cards  of  a  Jacquard 
  apparatus. 
 
  {Jackquard  loom},  a  loom  with  Jacquard  apparatus. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arrangement  \Ar*range"ment\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  arrangement.] 
  1.  The  act  of  arranging  or  putting  in  an  orderly  condition; 
  the  state  of  being  arranged  or  put  in  order  disposition 
  in  suitable  form 
 
  2.  The  manner  or  result  of  arranging;  system  of  parts 
  disposed  in  due  order  regular  and  systematic 
  classification;  as  arrangement  of  one's  dress;  the 
  Linn[ae]an  arrangement  of  plants. 
 
  3.  Preparatory  proceeding  or  measure;  preparation;  as  we 
  have  made  arrangement  for  receiving  company. 
 
  4.  Settlement;  adjustment  by  agreement;  as  the  parties  have 
  made  an  arrangement  between  themselves  concerning  their 
  disputes;  a  satisfactory  arrangement. 
 
  5.  (Mus.) 
  a  The  adaptation  of  a  composition  to  voices  or 
  instruments  for  which  it  was  not  originally  written. 
  b  A  piece  so  adapted;  a  transcription;  as  a  pianoforte 
  arrangement  of  Beethoven's  symphonies;  an  orchestral 
  arrangement  of  a  song,  an  opera,  or  the  like 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arrangement 
  n  1:  the  thing  arranged  or  agreed  to  [syn:  {agreement}] 
  2:  an  orderly  grouping  (of  things  or  persons) 
  3:  an  organized  structure  for  arranging  or  classifying;  "he 
  changed  the  arrangement  of  the  topics";  "the  facts  were 
  familiar  but  it  was  in  the  organization  of  them  that  he 
  was  original";  "he  tried  to  understand  their  system  of 
  classification"  [syn:  {organization},  {organisation},  {system}] 
  4:  the  activity  or  result  of  distributing  or  disposing  persons 
  or  things  properly  or  methodically;  "in  this  new 
  organization  the  container  is  much  smaller"  [syn:  {organization}, 
  {organisation}] 
  5:  the  spatial  property  of  the  way  in  which  something  is 
  placed:  "the  arrangement  of  the  furniture";  "the  placement 
  of  the  chairs"  [syn:  {placement}] 
  6:  a  piece  of  music  that  has  been  adapted  for  performance  by  a 
  particular  set  of  voices  or  instruments  [syn:  {musical 
  arrangement}] 
  7:  something  made  by  arranging  ordered  parts  together;  the 
  result  of  arranging;  "the  roof  bore  an  impressive 
  arrangement  of  antennas" 
  8:  the  act  of  arranging  a  piece  of  music  [syn:  {arranging}] 




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