The loom is by far one of the most impactful discoveries, inventions, and impactful devices mankind produced. Next to the invention of lenses, the loom stands to receive operational improvements of a higher order.
経 (warp); 綜絖 (heddle); 縦 ([gravity parallel] vertical)
緯 (weft); 杼(梭) (shuttle); 横 ([gravity perpendicular] horizontal)
warp and weft,
many secrets reside here.
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