heddle

A fiber or metal strand, pierced with a hole (eye), through which the WARP END it controls is threaded.

Heddle

A heddle is an integral part of a loom. Each thread in the warp passes through a heddle, which is used to separate the warp threads for the passage of the weft. The typical heddle is made of cord or wire, and is suspended on a shaft of a loom. Each heddle has an eye in the center where the warp is threaded through. As there is one heddle for each ...
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Heddle

• (v. t.) To draw (the warp thread) through the heddle-eyes, in weaving. • (n.) One of the sets of parallel doubled threads which, with mounting, compose the harness employed to guide the warp threads to the lathe or batten in a loom.
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heddle

(from the article `textile`) Except on certain experimental looms, the warp shed is formed with the aid of heddles (or healds). Usually one heddle is provided for each end, or ... ...remained unchanged, but a long succession of improvements were introduced through ancient and medieval times in both Asia and Europe. One of the ... [2 ...
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Heddle

Hed'dle noun ; plural Heddles . [ Confer Heald .] (Weaving) One of the sets of parallel doubled threads which, with mounting, compose the harness employed to guide the warp threads to the lathe or batten in a loom.
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Heddle

Hed'dle transitive verb To draw (the warp thread) through the heddle-eyes, in weaving.
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Heddle

In weaving, a heddle is one of the sets of parallel knotted cords forming loops for the warp threads; and by whose vertical reciprocation the warp threads are shifted so as to make the shed for the passage of the shuttle. Heddles are a necessary integral feature of all looms, having sets of strings for separating the warp threads into two or three ...
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heddle

series of vertical cords to receive warp-thread
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