Jacquard

Definition of Jacquard

Jac`quard´
a.1.Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834.
Jacquard apparatus
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.
Jacquard loom
a loom with Jacquard apparatus.

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artificer, discoverer, inventor, Joseph M. Jacquard, Joseph Marie Jacquard
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