Definition of 'weave'
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Example sentences containing 'weave'
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Watch curious turtles float towards you and fluorescent fish weave around a shipwreck. The Sun (2016)It is not about playing it out from the back and weaving magical patterns on the way up the pitch. The Sun (2016)The book weaves together four stories. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's all woven together here. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But those numbers don't tell the whole story, one which is weaved around the personal dynamics of each contender. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It processes raw fibre into yarn, which is then woven into cloth, so it has total control of the finished product. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What a tangled web that man weaves. The Sun (2008)The story weaves between then and now. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The text forms a patchwork quilt of anecdotes that weave together domesticity and philosophy. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Then remember the sprinkling of magic that weaves around him. The Sun (2008)We can be caught in the very web we weave. The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989)The laurel and ivy are so woven together that without cutting it is impossible to force through. MEASURING AMERICA (2002)He weaves his way in and out of my legs before deciding that the best place to settle down is underneath me. The Sun (2015)The throw covering the from fabric woven in northern Argentina. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can put in a small board, but we like to make ramps from woven willow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Such skulduggery may be woven into the fabric of Tinseltown. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No, woven is the way to go. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Two weeks ago it seemed that both sides were weaving a classic Thai compromise. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Once the flax has been stripped and crushed, the resulting fibrous residue is woven to make linen. Fats, Nutrition and Health (1991)The camera gets in close, weaving through the dancing bodies at a party that the host has no choice but to join. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Soon they began weaving cloth -- not of the best quality, but strong and serviceable. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)Quite a bit of tablet weave, where you weave a pattern into the fabric, has been found. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is carpeted with rugs woven in conflict areas and build by volunteers and craftsmen partly trained in the Prince's workshops. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The five musicians clustered close together, weaving in and out and applying a busy, irresistible chemistry to the vocal harmonies and complex musical parts at hand. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'weave'
British English: weave VERB
If you weave cloth or a carpet, you make it by crossing threads over and under each other using a frame or machine called a loom.
They would spin and weave cloth.
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