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  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. 




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