Adjective "weaved" definition and examples

(Weaved may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/wiːv/

Definitions and examples

verb

Form (fabric or a fabric item) by interlacing long threads passing in one direction with others at a right angle to them.
  1. 'cotton spinning and weaving was done in mills'
  2. 'When woollen cloth was woven on a handloom the nap had to be combed in order to raise it.'
  3. 'Craftspeople spin cotton fabrics and weave strips of cloth that are sewn together to make durable garments.'
  4. 'Cloth is woven from wild silk and from locally grown cotton.'
  5. 'The other main form of visual art is silk and cotton woven cloth with elaborate and subtle patterns and colors.'
  6. 'In 1782, Watt developed a rotary engine that could turn a shaft and drive machinery to power the machines to spin and weave cotton cloth.'
  7. 'A machine for weaving cloth, programmed by a punched card, had already been perfected by the end of the 18th century by Jacquard, whose name is now a dictionary word.'
  8. 'I was given a sewing machine so I could make my own clothes and I was given a small loom so I used to weave cloth, I was that sort of child.'
  9. 'Both houses had hearths and ovens, and one had an upright loom for weaving cloth.'
  10. 'The tapestry is woven in wool on linen warps and contains details in silk, gold and silver.'
  11. 'Wear shirts made from tightly woven cloth, like long-sleeved cotton T-shirts.'
  12. 'some thick mohairs can be difficult to weave'
  13. 'If you spin or weave you often have other interests such as looking after sheep or giving lessons.'
  14. 'She stood frozen, gazing at the sheer beauty of the dress, each thread intricately woven to create perfection.'
Make (a complex story or pattern) from a number of interconnected elements.
  1. 'In a neatly woven narrative, he recounts the time he spent with young men for whom making it as rappers is the most likely, perhaps the only escape from an existence with virtually nil prospects.'
  2. 'Ryan has also made a film called Against the Ropes - a fictional tale woven around the true story of female boxing promoter Jackie Kallen.'
  3. 'From this offbeat narrative experiment, Greendale weaves a story of good, simple townsfolk under assault from authoritarian governments, corporations, media and so on.'
  4. 'It is a novel woven with complex images of politics, leaders, freedom fighters and their lives.'
  5. 'In many ways, it is the pivot on which J.K. Rowling's entire tale revolves; the fabric from which the next tale will be woven.'
  6. 'Interestingly, the script has been woven from true stories of women interviewed by Naomi.'
  7. 'In her new novel, she weaves a complex tale full of unexpected plot twists and turns.'
  8. 'interpretative comments are woven into the narrative'
  9. 'From songs neatly woven into the story's fabric to the dances that are performed with athletic ferocity, Minnelli's name is stamped all over it.'
  10. 'This is woven into the story as two girls gesturing in sign language relate the fate of a young woman, who in their version waits in vain for her boyfriend to return and ends up working as a dancer.'
  11. 'And this has been woven into the larger story, of the malevolent sea, which cannot be trusted at all at the moment.'
  12. 'He is often seen as a painter of delicate interiors, but look again, says Sarah Whitfield, and the tension of his domestic life is woven into the dense patterns of his paintings.'
  13. '‘There are elements of truth woven into this,’ he says, reassuringly.'
  14. 'I wove the Cinderella Fairy Tale into this story so you'll be seeing quite a few things from that fairy tale altered to fit my story.'

noun

A particular style or manner in which something is woven.
  1. 'The trailing veil brushed an ember, the material curling and shrinking as orange sparks raced up its fine weave.'
  2. 'Moya's book is a masterful weave of empirical study and analytical insights.'
  3. 'If the basket has an open weave at the upper edge, a ribbon or fabric tie can be woven through the wicker.'
  4. 'Beneath it lay more men's clothes, including linen tunics of fine weave and workmanship.'
  5. 'Brocade is a jacquard weave with an embossed effect and contrasting surfaces.'
  6. 'Gregor Jordan's Ned Kelly is a glorious film, beautifully photographed against the Australian landscape, a brilliant weave of fact and fantasy.'
  7. 'Many different patterns are possible, producing different kinds of textile and styles of weave.'
  8. 'There were different weaves in jute and blends of jute with cotton and silk.'
  9. 'We have tried to create textures that would give a look of the beautiful weave used in Central Asian carpets.'
  10. 'Spaces recurring at regular intervals but shifting to the right on each subsequent line create an intricate, jacquardlike weave.'
A hairstyle created by weaving pieces of real or artificial hair into a person's existing hair, typically in order to increase its length or thickness.
  1. 'It's not just black women who love to wear a weave.'
  2. 'You can have any color with a weave.'
  3. 'Who has the patience to get a weave?'
  4. 'Don't weigh down a weave with heavy products like gels or moisturizing lotions, or by adding too much hair.'
  5. 'Put a bad weave on me, slap me in some bedazzled panties that are three sizes too small, and I could probably wander around and forget how to lip-sync, too.'

verb

Twist and turn from side to side while moving somewhere in order to avoid obstructions.
  1. 'They started down the crowded hallway, weaving around slower moving crowds.'
  2. 'His car rumbled through dense vegetation and weaved back and forth to avoid trees.'
  3. 'She waved at him over her shoulder before they followed the young man through the streets, desperately trying not to lose sight of him while weaving in and out of the rowdy crowd.'
  4. 'During this he drove through red traffic lights, forced other vehicles to brake to avoid collisions, weaved in and out of traffic, and reached 85 mph.'
  5. 'Everyone is weaving all over the road to avoid the deep holes.'
  6. 'Cars swerved this way and that to avoid them as they weaved in and around the traffic.'
  7. 'Witnesses described how the two men were driving ‘like madmen’, weaving in and out of traffic, cutting in front of buses, and speeding around roundabouts.'
  8. 'Butler was weaving through the traffic, trying to get as close as possible.'
  9. 'After weaving between a few trees, the vehicle climbs a subtle dune and stops.'
  10. 'She sighed and looked over at him before weaving back through the trees.'
  11. 'Horns blare as cars weave to avoid horse-drawn carts.'
  12. 'I wondered about a lot of things as I weaved through the few remaining cars to mine.'
  13. 'Fighters were weaving in and out, some exploding in tiny flashes of light.'
  14. 'The fighters weave around one another in an impressive display of aerodynamic acrobatics in space.'
  15. 'As I attack, I weave from side to side, occasionally looping around the gunship I'm currently firing at.'
  16. 'Gritting his teeth and squinting with determination he pursued the enemy fighter that weaved in and out of his sights but he stayed with it.'
  17. 'If you miss him coming in, you can shoot him as he recovers from his attack if you keep weaving.'
  18. 'Max was in a dogfight, he saw, weaving around a rapidly moving enemy.'
  19. 'Of course she used to pace up and down the paddocks when she was turned out, too, but she didn't weave in the field.'

More definitions

1. to interlace (threads, yarns, strips, fibrous material, etc.) so as to form a fabric or material.

2. to form by interlacing threads, yarns, strands, or strips of some material: to weave a basket; to weave cloth.

3. to form by combining various elements or details into a connected whole: to weave a tale; to weave a plan.

4. to introduce as an element or detail into a connected whole (usually followed b

More examples(as adjective)

"wonders can be weaved."

Origin

(weave)Late 16th century: probably from Old Norse veifa ‘to wave, brandish’.

Phrase

get weaving