Definitions of bead:
  • noun:   a small ball with a hole through the middle
  • noun:   a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
  • noun:   a shape that is small and round
    Example: "Beads of sweat on his forehead"
  • verb:   form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example
  • verb:   string together like beads
  • verb:   decorate by sewing beads onto
    Example: "Bead the wedding gown"

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