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weaving


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Weave  \Weave\,  v.  t.  [imp.  {Wove};  p.  p.  {Woven},  {Wove};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Weaving}.  The  regular  imp.  &  p.  p.  {Weaved},  is 
  rarely  used.]  [OE.  weven,  AS  wefan;  akin  to  D.  weven,  G. 
  weben,  OHG.  weban,  Icel.  vefa,  Sw  v["a]fva,  Dan.  v[ae]ve, 
  Gr  ?,  v.,  ?  web,  Skr.  ?r?av[=a]bhi  spider,  lit.,  wool 
  weaver.  Cf  {Waper},  {Waffle},  {Web},  {Weevil},  {Weft}, 
  {Woof}.] 
  1.  To  unite,  as  threads  of  any  kind  in  such  a  manner  as  to 
  form  a  texture;  to  entwine  or  interlace  into  a  fabric;  as 
  to  weave  wool,  silk,  etc.;  hence  to  unite  by  close 
  connection  or  intermixture;  to  unite  intimately. 
 
  This  weaves  itself  perforce,  into  my  business. 
  --Shak. 
 
  That  in  their  green  shops  weave  the  smooth-haired 
  silk  To  deck  her  sons.  --Milton. 
 
  And  for  these  words  thus  woven  into  song.  --Byron. 
 
  2.  To  form  as  cloth,  by  interlacing  threads;  to  compose,  as 
  a  texture  of  any  kind  by  putting  together  textile 
  materials;  as  to  weave  broadcloth;  to  weave  a  carpet; 
  hence  to  form  into  a  fabric;  to  compose;  to  fabricate; 
  as  to  weave  the  plot  of  a  story. 
 
  When  she  weaved  the  sleided  silk.  --Shak. 
 
  Her  starry  wreaths  the  virgin  jasmin  weaves.  --Ld. 
  Lytton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Weaving  \Weav"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  one  who  or  that  which  weaves;  the  act  or  art 
  of  forming  cloth  in  a  loom  by  the  union  or  intertexture  of 
  threads. 
 
  2.  (Far.)  An  incessant  motion  of  a  horse's  head,  neck,  and 
  body,  from  side  to  side  fancied  to  resemble  the  motion  of 
  a  hand  weaver  in  throwing  the  shuttle.  --Youatt. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  weaving 
  adj  :  walking  unsteadily  [syn:  {lurching},  {stumbling},  {staggering}] 
  n  :  creating  fabric 




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