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English definition of “the weft”

the weft

noun [S]     /weft/ specialized
the threads that go across the length of a piece of cloth or a loom (= a special frame for making cloth ) → Compare warp nounGeneral words for textiles
(Definition of the weft noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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