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Syllabification: weft

noun

[in singular]
(In weaving) the crosswise threads on a loom over and under which other threads (the warp) are passed to make cloth.
Example sentences
  • The pile is formed by knots, which are tied round the warp threads, and held in place by the weft, which is passed back and forth and beaten down securely.
  • A tapestry is, by definition, a flat-woven cloth that uses discontinuous weft threads to create images.
  • The children's tiny fingers are perfect for manipulating the weft items through the warp strings.

Origin

Old English weft(a), of Germanic origin; related to weave1.

Words that rhyme with weft

bereft, cleft, deft, eft, heft, klepht, left, reft, theft

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Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Variant spelling of waft (sense 2 of the noun).

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