the Basketweave

Canadian Slang
Highway 401 across Toronto

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  • The Basketweave — is the name of stretch of Highway 401 in Ontario, Canada, immediately east of the Jane Street underpass in Toronto; the name derives from the interesting criss crossing design of the roads, which evokes imagery of a straw basketweave.For the… …   Wikipedia

  • Basketweave (knitting) — In knitting, a basketweave pattern is characterized by intersecting ribs and welts. In its simplest form, basketweave is composed of a checkerboard pattern of identical rectangles that alternate between stockinette stitch and reverse stockinette… …   Wikipedia

  • Basketweave (weaving) — This article is about textile weaving. For other uses, see Basketweave.Basketweave is a simple type of textile weave. In basketweave, groups of warp and weft threads are interlaced so that they form a simple criss cross pattern. Each group of… …   Wikipedia

  • basketweave — n. grain or texture that resembles the weave of a basket (Textiles) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • basketweave — basˈketweave noun A form of weaving using two or more strands in the warp and weft • • • Main Entry: ↑basket …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tent stitch — is a small, diagonal embroidery stitch that crosses over the intersection of one horizontal (weft) and one vertical (warp) thread of needlepoint canvas forming a slanted stitch at a 45 degree angle. It is also known as Needlepoint stitch and is… …   Wikipedia

  • Interchange (road) — A high capacity interchange: the Judge Harry Pregerson Interchange in Los Angeles, California, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Highway 401 (Ontario) — Infobox road state=ON type=Hwy route=401 alternate name=Macdonald Cartier Freeway Highway of Heroes Express Toll Route length km=815 length ref=Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, [… …   Wikipedia

  • Tessellation — A tessellation of pavement A honeycomb is an example of a t …   Wikipedia

  • Ontario Highway 401 — Highway 401 redirects here. For other uses, see List of highways numbered 401 …   Wikipedia

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