Etymology
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Jacquard (adj.)

in reference to a type of loom, 1841, from Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752-1834) of Lyons, inventor of new weaving technology c. 1800.

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Definitions of Jacquard
1
jacquard (n.)
a highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom;
2
Jacquard (n.)
French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834);
Synonyms: Joseph M. Jacquard / Joseph Marie Jacquard
Jacquard (n.)
a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics;
Synonyms: Jacquard loom
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