twill weave

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n twill weave a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs
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Usage

In literature:

Chapter III., TWILL AND KINDRED WEAVES.
"The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
Muslin is coarse and fine, bleached, unbleached, and half bleached, twilled or plain weave.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
Often one form of twill-weave is combined with another to produce a fancy twill-weave.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
A close twill weave is more durable than a basket weave.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
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In news:

One of the most controversial relics in Christendom, the Shroud of Turin (pictured here) features an intricate twill weave.
When my finisher presses slacks that are constructed with a twill weave (especially gabardine), a discoloration that resembles a swirl occurs.
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