pattern chain


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • pattern chain (Figure Weaving) devices, in a loom, for presenting several shuttles to the picker in the proper succession for forming the figure.
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In literature:

The pattern of the chain proved the man to have been Manston.
"Desperate Remedies" by Thomas Hardy
Gold earrings and the long gold chains Venetian women wear, of all patterns and degrees of value, abounded.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece" by John Addington Symonds
The patterns should be embroidered in satin stitch and edged with chain stitch; they can also be worked in button-hole stitch.
"Beeton's Book of Needlework" by Isabella Beeton
The pattern requires a foundation chain of 274 stitches, and if No.
"The Ladies' Work-Book" by Unknown
His fur overcoat, unbuttoned, disclosed a warm knit waistcoat of a gaudy pattern, across which ran the heavy links of a gold chain.
"Jacqueline of Golden River" by H. M. Egbert
You would find that no guide in your task, however, except as showing the pattern of the chain when complete.
"Bright-Wits, Prince of Mogadore" by Burren Laughlin and L. L. Flood
Gold earrings and the long gold chains Venetian women wear, of all patterns and degrees of value, abounded.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
Well, I am thankful that I took off the pattern in chain-stitch.
"The Loyalists, Vol. 1-3" by Jane West
As regards the bars of chain stitches that complete the pattern they can easily be copied from the illustration.
"Encyclopedia of Needlework" by Thérèse de Dillmont
Strain as she would at her leash, the keeper held her, and the tedious pattern of their struggling conversation concealed bright chains.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various

In news:

WASHINGTON — Changing wind patterns linked to global warming are altering the food chain in Antarctica and may lead to further increases in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
Dyches likes how clothing chain Anthropologie often repeats a design behind wall displays and then changes or ends the pattern to try to get customers to stop at a special display.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Denise Barnes said Monday that she was told to run her orders up the chain of command , a surprising break with the usual pattern.
Basically it's a bunch of balls on chains hung at different lengths and when swung at the same time make funky fresh patterns that would make even Cee-Lo Green green with jealousy PUNS.

In science:

If a synfire chain is triggered a certain temporal spiking pattern should be generated depending on where in the chain those neurons are located.
Neural Networks
If this synfire chain is active repeatedly, the spiking pattern should also repeat and the corresponding correlations should become visible against some background activity.
Neural Networks
Thus the spatial pattern of anisotropies of the background radiation after recombination might have been composed of chains and slices and hence matter has been arranged in chains and slices of galaxies.
Galaxy Formation -- a Condensation Process just after Recombination
The initial conditions are waves with the wavenumber k = 0 (a),(b), and with k = π/2 (c),(d) for |φ| = 0.3. (a),(c): Spatiotemporal pattern of high-amplitude states (dark gray) in a small sector of the chain for the first 2000 time steps. (b),(d): Distribution of φ after 2 × 105 time steps.
A simple statistical explanation for the localization of energy in nonlinear lattices with two conserved quantities
Clearly, the Hasse diagram for such a pattern is k disjoint chains similar to that in Figure 4.
Introduction to Partially Ordered Patterns