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threads, plural;
  1. Pass a thread through the eye of (a needle) or through the needle and guides of (a sewing machine)

  2. Pass (a long, thin object or piece of material) through something and into the required position for use
    • - he threaded the rope through a pulley
  3. Move carefully or skillfully in and out of obstacles
    • - she threaded her way through the tables
  4. Interweave or intersperse as if with threads
    • - his hair had become ill-kempt and threaded with gray
  5. Put (beads, chunks of food, or other small objects) together or singly on a thread, chain, or skewer that runs through the center of each one
    • - Connie sat threading beads
  6. Cut a screw thread in or on (a hole, screw, or other object)

Noun
  1. A long, thin strand of cotton, nylon, or other fibers used in sewing or weaving

  2. Cotton, nylon, or other fibers spun into long, thin strands and used for sewing

  3. Clothes

  4. A thing resembling a thread in length or thinness, in particular

  5. A long, thin line or piece of something
    • - the river was a thread of silver below them
  6. Something abstract or intangible, regarded as weak or fragile
    • - keeping the tenuous thread of life attached to a dying body
  7. A theme or characteristic, typically forming one of several, running throughout a situation or piece of writing
    • - a common thread running through the scandals was the failure to conduct audits
  8. A group of linked messages posted on the Internet that share a common subject or theme

  9. A programming structure or process formed by linking a number of separate elements or subroutines, esp. each of the tasks executed concurrently in multithreading

  10. A helical ridge on the outside of a screw, bolt, etc., or on the inside of a cylindrical hole, to allow two parts to be screwed together


  1. a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
  2. weave: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"
  3. pass a thread through; "thread a needle"
  4. ribbon: any long object resembling a thin line; "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"
  5. remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string; "She had her eyebrows threaded"
  6. train of thought: the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together; "I couldn't follow his train of thought"; "he lost the thread of his argument"
  7. In computer science, a thread of execution is the smallest unit of processing that can be scheduled by an operating system. It generally results from a fork of a computer program into two or more concurrently running tasks. ...
  8. Thread is the name of a deadly phenomenon that appears throughout Anne McCaffrey's series of science-fiction novels about the fictional planet Pern. Thread are thin silver filaments of a space-borne mycorrhizoid spore that devours all organic matter that it touches. ...
  9. Denier is a unit of measure for the linear mass density of fibers. It is defined as the mass in grams per 9,000 meters. In the International System of Units the tex is used instead (see below). The denier is based on a natural standard: a single strand of silk is one denier. ...
  10. The AN thread is a particular type of fitting used to connect flexible hoses and rigid metal tubing that carry fluid. It is a US military-derived specification stemming from a joint standard agreed upon by the Army and Navy, hence AN. ...
  11. (Threading (grooming)) Threading is an ancient method of hair removal. It is popular in Persian culture where it is called Bande Abru ("Abru" means eyebrow, and "Band" is the thread). ...
  12. (Threading (manufacturing)) Threading is the process of creating a screw thread. More screw threads are produced each year than any other machine element.
  13. A long, thin and flexible form of material, generally with a round cross-section, used in sewing, weaving or in the construction of string; A theme or idea; A sequence of connections; A series of messages, generally grouped by subject, all but the first replies to previous messages in the ...
  14. (threading) When a nemaparallelepipedtic liquid crystalline material shows a tangled, thread-like appearance when observed between crossed polaroids in the optical microscope.
  15. threading is a glass-making technique.  The Corning Museum of Glass defines threading as "the process of winding a thin trail of glass around an object to create the appearance of parallel lines".  A "trail" is a strand of glass.  In 1876, W.J. ...
  16. (threading) Ancient method of hair removal developed in the Middle East and Asia that uses a cotton thread to pull out unwanted hair at the root. Most commonly used on facial hair and eyebrows.
  17. (Threading) To form a screw thread on the outer diameter of a cylindrical object, such as a pipe.
  18. (THREADING) In letter engraving, threading is a term used to describe the engraving of parallel lines within the thicker portions of letters to create a bolder appearance to the letters. Also known as “clotheslined” or “clotheslining.”
  19. (Threading (dressing)) Application technique where you “dress” the apparel over the entire lower platen of the heat press versus just laying the garment flat on the press.
  20. (Threading) Computational algorithms which use the known 3-D structure of proteins as a template for positioning (or 'threading') an unknown sequence. ...
  21. (Threading) Cutting an external (male) thread such as those found on bolts and screws.  The tool used is called a split die and is held in a die stock so that it can be turned.  As the tool is turned it cuts the thread working its way down the bar. ...
  22. (Threading) Determines what type of knob can fit onto the spindle. Check this when building your own entrance or interior set from old or replacement plates and knobs.
  23. (Threading) The process of applying glass threads to the parison.  When the glass threads are not embedded in the body of the vessel, they are said to be trailed over the surface.  GANTAD
  24. (Threading) This process adds a multispindle effect to a material so that it may screw or turn as designed.
  25. (threading) A spirit weaves images or visions into the mind of a civilian (i.e., a person who is not a sensitive). It is easier for a spirit to do than possession but does require physical proximity. ...