Translation of "weave" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb (MAKE) uk us /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. 這種羊毛被織成衣料,用來做外套。

[ 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. 有人給我們示範了如何將蕨類植物和草簡單地編起來,搭成臨時的棲身之所。
It takes great skill to weave a basket from/out of rushes. 用燈心草編籃子需要很高技巧。

[ 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. 該傳記是根據大量現存對她的事跡的記載編寫而成的。
weaving uk us /ˈwiː.vɪŋ/ noun [ U ]

There has been increasing automation of spinning and weaving. 紡紗與織布的自動化程度在不斷提高。
weaver uk us /ˈwiː.vər/ US  /-vɚ/ noun [ C ]

a person whose job is weaving cloth and other materials

basket weavers 編籃子的人

(Translation of “weave verb (MAKE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)