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What is "Heddle" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 20-Apr-2023 (10 months, 8 days ago)
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Heddle
Common component of a loom used to separate warp threads for passage of the weft. Commonly made of cord or wire.
Heddle
A fiber or metal strand, pierced with a hole (eye), through which the WARP END it controls is threaded.

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