handloom handloom  /ˈhænd ˌlum/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a loom powered by hand

Usage(s):

  1. Rubinstein was born in 1887, in the shabby industrial town of Lodz, Poland, where his father owned a small handloom factory.
  2. Example: he would permit no expansion of textile mills, instead would double the output of handloom cloth.
  3. Local cigars and handloom products of the Rakhyne tribal families are good buys, as are multicolored sarongs and handwoven scarves.

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  1. "In Andhra Pradesh, handloom weavers too have committed suicide in recent months," Advani, who is the prime ministerial candidate of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), added.
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: LK Advani Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. "The Government has given a 10 percent rebate on the handloom products of each and every state, which gave a chance to the public to witness a wide range of products at one place. Our main aim was to put forward the various ethnic products of...
    on Dec 12, 2009 By: Ajith Kumar Source: Daily News & Analysis

  3. "To counter the negative impact on exports due to the global financial crisis, I propose to extend the interest subvention of two per cent on pre and post shipment credit for certain employment oriented sectors ie textiles (including handloom &...
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: Business Standard

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