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Noun
Cotton, nylon, or other fibres spun into long, thin strands and used for sewing
“To my surprise, Emma takes some needle and thread out of one of her pockets.”
Noun
A theme or characteristic running throughout a situation or piece of writing
“We can detect that mockery as a characteristic thread throughout the oeuvre.”
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A long, thin line or piece of something
“It was the suddenness with which the drop opened, more than a thousand feet from Hualapai Hilltop to the pale thread of the track below, that took my breath away.”
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Possession of a similar meaning through paraphrasing
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A subject or topic being addressed
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A fine fiber excreted by the silkworm or other arthropod (such as a spider)
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Thread or cloth made from flax fiber
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Silver thread
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A stiff animal hair, or a man-made substitute, used to make a brush
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A sign or indication of (the existence of) something
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(figuratively) A web, weave or tangle
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A series of connected events or thoughts
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A ridge on a textured woven fabric such as corduroy, or the texture itself
Verb
To pass a length of something through an opening
Thread the shock absorber through the large opening.”
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To scatter or intersperse among other things
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“The imagery is merged with patterns from topography, script, and numbers to explore the cultural terrain between art and science, and to thread notions of written pattern and natural geometry with personal identity.”
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To move, especially carefully or skillfully, around obstacles
“The City of London may only cover one square mile, but our journey aboard the 100 appeared to thread around most of it.”
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To thread (a series of small objects) on a string
“Then thread a small bell with some ribbon, and pull the ribbon up through the hole in the pot.”
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To make more beautiful or attractive by adorning or decorating
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To move aside or to and fro in a sudden or quick manner
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