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What is "Jacquard Mechanism" - Definition & Explanation

a) Knitting

A term in general use in the knitting industry, and applied to mechanisms for selection of knitting elements.

b) Weaving

A shedding (q.v.) mechanism (attached to the loom) that controls up to several hundred warp threads individually and thus enables intricate figured designs to be produced.

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