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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beadnoun

    a small ball with a hole through the middle

    Synonyms:
    pearl, astragal, beadwork, drop, beading

  2. drop, bead, pearlnoun

    a shape that is spherical and small

    "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"

    Synonyms:
    fall, driblet, bone, drop cloth, beadwork, cliff, drop, off-white, free fall, pearl, dip, beading, ivory, astragal, drop-off, drib, drop curtain

  3. beading, bead, beadwork, astragalverb

    a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture

    Synonyms:
    drop, astragal, beading, astragalus, anklebone, pearl, beadwork, talus

  4. beadverb

    form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example

  5. beadverb

    decorate by sewing beads onto

    "bead the wedding gown"

  6. beadverb

    string together like beads

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  1. List of paraphrases for "bead":

    cordon, cord, pearl, string, heel, talon, ribbon

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  1. Ronit Lupu:

    On completion of the excavations at Shu?fat, it is quite evident that there was a thriving settlement in the Jerusalem area in ancient times. Thousands of years later, the buildings uncovered are of a standard that would not fall short of Jerusalem’s architecture, this discovery represents a highly significant addition to our research of the city and the vicinity. Apart from the pottery, the fascinating flint finds attest to the livelihood of the local population in prehistoric times: Small sickle blades for harvesting cereal crops, chisels and polished axes for building, borers and awls, and even a bead made of carnelian (a gemstone), indicating that jewelry was either made or imported.

  2. Buddy Creech:

    This is really a call to say rather than waiting to see if we have an effective vaccine for adults, let's begin that work of at least evaluating the vaccines in adolescents and ever-decreasing ages, so that we get a good bead on the dosing, the dose schedule, and the potential effectiveness of that kind of a vaccine.

  3. William Faulkner:

    The world is still, for she is old And many´s the bead of life she´s told. Her gossip there, the watching moon Views hill and stream and wave and dune

  4. Shaena Campbell:

    It's more than just a dog. Shadoh was 19 when she was first diagnosed with cancer, and when she was too ill to get up, she ’d sit in bed and bead. Eventually she sold her handmade jewelry to save enough money to buy Hoss. Three years later, she was diagnosed with cancer again, fox4news.com reported. If she was really sick and she couldn't do anything, he would be there.

  5. Ronit Lupu:

    This discovery represents a highly significant addition to our research of the city and the vicinity. Apart from the pottery, the fascinating flint finds attest to the livelihood of the local population in prehistoric times: Small sickle blades for harvesting cereal crops, chisels and polished axes for building, borers and awls, and even a bead made of carnelian (a gemstone), indicating that jewelry was either made or imported, the grinding tools, mortars and pestles, like the basalt bowl, attest to technological skills as well as to the kinds of crafts practiced in the local community.


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