Definition of plain weave in English:

plain weave

Line breaks: plain weave


[mass noun]
  • A style of weave in which the weft alternates over and under the warp.
    More example sentences
    • Outing flannel is a soft, twill or plain weave fabric napped on both sides.
    • Damask, a jacquard weave, is a reversible rich weave, patterned in satin or plain weave.
    • Challis, a light weight soft wool in plain weave, has a printed or woven design or flowers.

More definitions of plain weave

Definition of plain weave in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tortie
Pronunciation: ˈtɔːtiː
a tortoiseshell cat