satin weave


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n satin weave a weave in which the filling and warp threads intersect in such a way as to give a smooth compact surface with no distinguishable twill line
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Satin weave A style of weaving producing smooth-faced fabric in which the warp interlaces with the filling at points distributed over the surface.
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In literature:

Other Spiders are unacquainted with wide-meshed nets and weave satins wherein the threads, crossing at random, form a continuous substance.
"The Life of the Spider" by J. Henri Fabre
Satin cloth is made of silk using a satin weave.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
The outline steps with the weaving, and so shows connection between satin and canvas stitches.
"Art in Needlework" by Lewis F. Day
Numbers of Indians are also employed in weaving silks, satins, and taffetas.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo

In news:

A firm lustrous fabric (as of linen, cotton, silk, or rayon) made with flat patterns in a satin weave on a plain-woven ground on jacquard looms.
Satin weave tape Paxar Corporation White Plains NY USA Paxar has developed a soft satin tape that requires no finishing station.