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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.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
Covering for the human body
“… a number of people at the prom complimented me on my "nice threads".”
Noun
Possession of a similar meaning through paraphrasing
Noun
A subject or topic being addressed
Noun
A fine fiber excreted by the silkworm or other arthropod (such as a spider)
Noun
Thread or cloth made from flax fiber
Noun
Silver thread
Noun
A stiff animal hair, or a man-made substitute, used to make a brush
Noun
A sign or indication of (the existence of) something
Noun
(figuratively) A web, weave or tangle
Noun
A series of connected events or thoughts
Noun
A ridge on a textured woven fabric such as corduroy, or the texture itself
Noun
A piece of old cloth, especially one torn from a larger piece, used typically for cleaning things
Verb
To scatter or set here and there among other things
Thread the shock absorber through the large opening.”
Verb
To put thread through
“The City of London may only cover one square mile, but our journey aboard the 100 appeared to thread around most of it.”
Verb
To put together into a series by means of or as if by means of a thread
“Then thread a small bell with some ribbon, and pull the ribbon up through the hole in the pot.”
Verb
To make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming
Verb
To move suddenly aside or to and fro
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