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Definitions of thread:
  • noun:   a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
  • noun:   the raised helical rib going around a screw
  • noun:   the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
    Example: "He lost the thread of his argument"
  • noun:   any long object resembling a thin line
    Example: "From the air the road was a gray thread"
  • verb:   pass through or into
    Example: "Thread tape"
  • verb:   remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
    Example: "She had her eyebrows threaded"
  • verb:   pass a thread through
    Example: "Thread a needle"
  • verb:   thread on or as if on a string
    Example: "Thread dried cranberries"
  • verb:   to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

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