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heddle

Saltos de línea: hed¦dle
Pronunciación: /ˈhɛd(ə)l
 
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Definición de heddle en inglés:

sustantivo

A looped wire or cord with an eye in the centre through which a warp yarn is passed in a loom before going through the reed to control its movement and divide the threads.
Example sentences
  • He explains the complex task of laying out the long warp and threading the heddles.
  • Adding heddles to the loom was like adding drums to the dance.
  • A single heddle makes a weave known as ‘tabby’, and by the use of several heddles quite complicated ‘twills’ and ‘herringbone’ patterns could be woven.

Origen

early 16th century: apparently from an alteration of Old English hefeld (see heald).

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