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    thread - Dictionary definition and meaning for word thread

    (noun) a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    Synonyms : yarn
    (noun) any long object resembling a thin line
    Synonyms : ribbon
    Example Sentence
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward
    (noun) the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
    Synonyms : train of thought
    Example Sentence
    • I couldn't follow his train of thought
    • he lost the thread of his argument
    (noun) the raised helical rib going around a screw
    Synonyms : screw thread
    (verb) to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    Synonyms : meander , wander , weave , wind
    Example Sentence
    • the river winds through the hills
    • the path meanders through the vineyards
    • sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body
    (verb) pass a thread through
    Example Sentence
    • thread a needle
    (verb) remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
    Example Sentence
    • She had her eyebrows threaded
    (verb) pass through or into
    Example Sentence
    • thread tape
    • thread film
    (verb) thread on or as if on a string
    Synonyms : draw , string
    Example Sentence
    • string pearls on a string
    • the child drew glass beads on a string
    • thread dried cranberries

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