mispick

/mis"pik'/, n.
1. a pick or filling yarn that has failed to interlace with the warp as a result of a mechanical defect in the loom.
2. a defect in a fabric caused by such a pick or filling yarn.
[MIS-1 + PICK3]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Mispick — A defect in woven texture caused by a pick of weft failing to interlace in the desired sequence, due to faulty mechanical control in weaving. They may be caused by the weaver failing to adjust the tappet, cards, or lags after a breakage of the… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • mispick — mis·pick …   English syllables

  • mispick — (ˈ)mis+ noun Etymology: mis (I) + pick (n.) : an improperly meshed pick in textile machinery; also : a defect resulting from such improper meshing * * * /mis pik /, n. 1. a pick or filling yarn that has failed to interlace with the warp as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gentille — The French term for a mispick caused by the warp ends being wrongly raised on successive sheds thus forming a float over the surface …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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