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verb (MAKE)    /wiːv/ (wove or US also weaved, woven or US also weaved)
[I or T] to make cloth by repeatedly crossing a single thread through two sets of long threads on a loom (= special frame): This type of wool is woven into fabric which will make jackets.General words for textiles [T] to twist long objects together, or to make something by doing this: We were shown how to roughly weave ferns and grass together to make a temporary shelter. It takes great skill to weave a basket from/out of rushes.Bending, twisting and curvingCrafts [T] literary to form something from several different things or to combine several different things, in a complicated or skilled way: The biography is woven from the many accounts which exist of things she did.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures weaving     /ˈwiː.vɪŋ/ noun [U] There has been increasing automation of spinning and weaving.General words for textilesCrafts weaver     /ˈwiː.vər/ US  /-vɚ/ noun [C] a person whose job is weaving cloth and other materials: basket weaversCraftsGeneral words for textiles
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