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yarn 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/yärn/,
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yarns, plural;
  1. Tell a long or implausible story
    • - they were yarning about local legends and superstitions
Noun
  1. Spun thread used for knitting, weaving, or sewing

  2. A long or rambling story, esp. one that is implausible


  1. narration: the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
  2. tell or spin a yarn
  3. thread: a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
  4. Yarn is a long continuous length of interlocked fibres, suitable for use in the production of textiles, sewing, crocheting, knitting, weaving, embroidery and ropemaking. Thread is a type of yarn intended for sewing by hand or machine. ...
  5. A twisted strand of fiber used for knitting or weaving; Bundles of fibers twisted together, and which in turn are twisted in bundles to form strands, which in their turn are twisted or plaited to form rope; A story, a tale, especially one that is incredible; To tell a story
  6. (Yarns) Length of fibres and/or filaments with or without twist
  7. (Yarns) fibres such as nylon, polyamide, elastane, cotton and elastodien are primarily used for stockings -> Wikipedia
  8. To dream of yarn, denotes success in your business and an industrious companion in your home. For a young woman to dream that she works with yarn, foretells that she will be proudly recognized by a worthy man as his wife.
  9. Also referred to as thread, yarn is the basic component of all fabrics. Yarn can be composed of twisted natural or synthetic fibers, or a longer single fiber.
  10. A continuous strand of natural or synthetic threads twisted together and used to weave or knit garments.
  11. A continuous strand of textile fibers created when a cluster of individual fibers are twisted together. These long yarns are used to create fabrics, either by knitting or weaving.
  12. A generic term for continuous strands of textile fibers or filaments in a form suidl for knitting, weaving, or otherwise intertwining to form a textile fabric. ...
  13. Usually, woolen thread. "To be SOLD, by THOMAS BOND, JUNIOR, In his STORE, at the corner of Norris' Alley, in Second street, A large an excellent assortment of HOSIERY, consisting of MILLED worsted and milled yarn Germantown stockings... " (The Pennsylvania Gazette, September 30, 1772, item #51837).
  14. (Old English gearn): An informal name for a long, rambling story--especially one dealing with adventure or tall-tales. The genre typically involves a strong narrative presence and colloquial or idiomatic English. The tone is realistic, but the content is typically fantastic or hyperbolic.Cf. ...
  15. Fibers such as wool, cotton or silk that have been twisted into long strands.
  16. Spun fibers from which fabrics are made by weaving.
  17. yarn or wool can be used in cross stitch as an alternative to floss. You will need a large count fabric such as 6 count binca. However, this technique is brilliant for introducing children to the delights of cross stitch.
  18. Found only in Kg1 10:28, Ch2 1:16. The Heb. word mikveh , i.e., "a stringing together," so rendered, rather signifies a host, or company, or a string of horses. ...
  19. To see tangled and knotted yarn in your dream, signifies emotional distress or confusion you may have with a situation. For an unmarried woman to see yarn in her dream, signifies that she will become the wife of a wealthy and worthy man. ...
  20. A tale or story. Yarns are usually improbable and most likely exaggerated.
  21. To spin a yarn is a the term used when sailor told each other tales whilst made rope, or remaking rope.
  22. A continuous strand of textile fibers. Yarn is the basic material which is made into fabric, thread, twine, or cable. There are two basic classes: spun yarn or continuous filament yarn.
  23. A twisted strand or strands of glass fibers which can be woven, braided, served and processed on conventional textile equipment.
  24. A continuous thread created by twisting fibers together, either loosely or tightly.
  25. Silk thread that is ready to use for weaving.