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Noun
Cotton, nylon, or other fibers 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 long, thin line or piece of something
“The mooring-rope is not attached to the ring, but to the flukes, being held to the ring only by a thread of rope-yarn.”
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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Possession of a similar meaning through paraphrasing
Noun
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 sign or indication of (the existence of) something
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A series of connected events or thoughts
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A web, weave or tangle
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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
“Then take the far-side thread and thread it through the left loop.”
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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 scatter or intersperse among other things
“The imagery aims 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 Viking leader grinned at Gwydre's show of spirit, and began to slowly thread towards him.”
Verb
To make more beautiful or attractive by adorning or decorating
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To weave together into a braid
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