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weaving ‎(countable and uncountable, plural weavings)

  1. (uncountable) The process of making woven material on a loom.
  2. (countable) A piece of such material.
    • 2007 September 28, Holland Cotter, “Lenore Tawney, an Innovator in Weaving, Dies at 100”, in New York Times[1]:
      In the 1960s, in addition to small-scale weavings influenced by American Indian, Peruvian and African art, she began producing enigmatic assemblage boxes and collages, including postcard collages, which she sent to friends.
  3. (countable) An unsteady motion back and forth.
    • 1980, David Madsen, Black Plume
      Through some ill-understood quirk of balance, his drunken weavings did nothing to upset the tray — it seemed to remain calmly horizontal.




  1. present participle of weave
    The motorcycle is weaving in and out of traffic
  2. gerund of weave