Jacquard (noun)

  1. A type of fabric characterized by an intricate, raised pattern that is created using a jacquard loom.
  2. A machine or device, such as a loom, that creates a jacquard pattern in fabric.


From the name of joseph marie jacquard, french inventor of the mechanical loom (1752–1834).


  1. The dress was made from a jacquard fabric with a floral pattern.
  2. The jacquard loom is a mechanical loom that creates complex patterns in fabrics.
  3. Jacquard fabrics are often used for upholstery and curtains.
  4. The jacquard pattern on the tie was created using a special weaving technique.
  5. A jacquard weave is a type of textile weave with an intricate pattern created using a jacquard attachment on a loom.
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