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weft ikat

weft i·kat
W w

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weft ee-kaht]
    • /wɛft ˈi kɑt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weft ee-kaht]
    • /wɛft ˈi kɑt/

Definitions of weft ikat words

  • noun weft ikat a method of printing woven fabric by tie-dyeing the warp yarns (warp ikat) the weft yarns (weft ikat) or both (double ikat) before weaving. 1
  • noun weft ikat a fabric made by this method. 1

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Origin of weft ikat

First appearance:

before 1930
One of the 10% newest English words
1930-35; < Malay: to tie, bind

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Parts of speech for Weft ikat

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

weft ikat popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

weft ikat usage trend in Literature

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