Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6561

\ jak\ n [ME Jacke, familiar term of address to a social inferiorm nickname for Johan John] (1548) (1) A blade having high and/or low butts used to actuate the movement of latch knitting needles. (2) Part of a dobby head designed to serve as a lever in the operation of the harness of a loom. (Elsevier's textile dictionary. Vincenti R (ed). Elsevier Science and Technology Books, New York, 1994).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA