loom

A machine for weaving WARP and FILLING YARNS to produce cloth.

Loom

A loom is a device used to weave cloth. The basic purpose of any loom is to hold the warp threads under tension to facilitate the interweaving of the weft threads. The precise shape of the loom and its mechanics may vary, but the basic function is the same. ==Etymology== The word `loom` is derived from the Old English `geloma` formed from ge-(...
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loom

[n] - a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile 2. [v] - come into view indistinctly, often threateningly 3. [v] - appear very large or occupy a commanding position
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Loom

• (v. i.) To rise and to be eminent; to be elevated or ennobled, in a moral sense. • (n.) See Loon, the bird. • (n.) That part of an oar which is near the grip or handle and inboard from the rowlock. • (n.) A frame or machine of wood or other material, in which a weaver forms cloth out of thread; a machine for interweaving yarn ...
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loom

verb hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; `The terrible vision brooded over her all day long`
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loom

noun a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
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LOOM

[ontology] Loom is a knowledge representation language developed by researchers in the Artificial Intelligence research group at the University of Southern California`s Information Sciences Institute. The leader of the Loom project and primary architect for Loom was Robert Macgregor. The research was primarily sponsored by the Defense Advan...
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loom

[Verb] Something that comes in to view in a threatening way.
Example: The angry teacher loomed over the pupils who were smoking behind the bike sheds.
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Loom

Loom intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Loomed ; present participle & verbal noun Looming .] [ Middle English lumen to shine, Icelandic ljoma ; akin to Anglo-Saxon le├│ma light, and English light...
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Loom

Loom noun (Zoology) See Loon , the bird.
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loom

1. To appear above the surface either of sea or land, or to appear enlarged, or distorted and indistinct, as a distant object, a ship at sea, or a mountain, especially. From atmospheric influences; as, the ship looms large; the land looms high. 'Awful she looms, the terror of the main.' (H. J. Pye) ... 2. To rise and to be eminent; to be elevated o...
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loom

A device for producing cloth by interweaving fibers at right angles.
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Loom

A loom is an apparatus for weaving yarn into a textile by the crossing of vertical (warp) and horizontal (weft) threads.
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loom

A machine for producing cloth by weaving.
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Loom

A machine or frame used to weave cloth. The earliest looms featured vertical warp yarns affixes to two ends of the frame, while the horizontal weft yarns were manually woven through. Today there are many different types of looms, from the hand looms still in use in developing countries to computer-controlled Jacquard looms that are able to control ...
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Loom

a vessel.
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Loom

A weaving machine.
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loom

Any machine for weaving yarn or thread into cloth. The first looms are thought to have been used to weave sheep's wool in about 5000 BC. A loom...
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loom

Any machine for weaving yarn or thread into cloth. The first looms are thought to have been used to weave sheep's wool in about 5000 BC. A loom is a frame on which a set of lengthwise threads (warp) is strung. A second set of threads (weft), traditionally carried in a shuttle, is inserted at right angles over and under the warp. In most looms t...
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loom

device for weaving thread into fabric. Stephen Blackpool operates a steam-driven power loom in Hard Times.
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loom

diffused glow that may be seen from outside a beam of light as an effect of atmospheric scattering of the light
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loom

loom, frame or machine used for weaving; there is evidence that the loom has been in use since 4400 B.C.Modern looms are of two types, those with a shuttle (the part that carries the weft through the shed) and those without; the latter draw the weft from a stationary supply. There are basically thre...
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Loom

Machine for producing clothing by weaving.
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loom

machine for weaving cloth. The earliest looms date from the 5th millennium and consisted of bars or beams fixed in place to form a frame to hold a ... [9 related articles]
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Loom

Tool used in weaving and rug making that allows the artist to loop cloth or yarn together.
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