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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 weave /ˈwiv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weave, n. A particular method or pattern of weaving; as, the cassimere weave.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weave, v. i.
 1. To practice weaving; to work with a loom.
 2. To become woven or interwoven.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weave v. t. [imp. Wove p. p. Woven Wove; p. pr. & vb. n. Weaving. The regular imp. & p. p. Weaved is rarely used.]
 1. To unite, as threads of any kind, in such a manner as to form a texture; to entwine or interlace into a fabric; as, to weave wool, silk, etc.; hence, to unite by close connection or intermixture; to unite intimately.
    This weaves itself, perforce, into my business.   --Shak.
 That in their green shops weave the smooth-haired silk
 To deck her sons.   --Milton.
    And for these words, thus woven into song.   --Byron.
 2. To form, as cloth, by interlacing threads; to compose, as a texture of any kind, by putting together textile materials; as, to weave broadcloth; to weave a carpet; hence, to form into a fabric; to compose; to fabricate; as, to weave the plot of a story.
    When she weaved the sleided silk.   --Shak.
    Her starry wreaths the virgin jasmin weaves.   --Ld. Lytton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
      v 1: interlace by or as it by weaving [syn: interweave] [ant: unweave]
      2: create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric,
         such as wool or cotton; "tissue textiles" [syn: tissue]
      3: sway to and fro [syn: waver]
      4: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular
         course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path
         meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout
         wanders through the entire body" [syn: wind, thread, meander,
      [also: woven, wove]