a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
any long object resembling a thin line
"a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a grey thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward"
train of thought, thread(noun)
the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
"I couldn't follow his train of thought"; "he lost the thread of his argument"
screw thread, thread(verb)
the raised helical rib going around a screw
weave, wind, thread, meander, wander(verb)
to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
"the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"
rove, vagabond, wind, meander, nose, hoist, wrap, twist, range, stray, string, roll, lift, twine, scent, cast, cheat, wreathe, wander, tissue, divagate, curve, digress, swan, wind up, tramp, cheat on, interweave, draw, betray, ramble, cuckold, drift, waver, weave, roam
pass a thread through
"thread a needle"
remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
"She had her eyebrows threaded"
pass through or into
"thread tape"; "thread film"
string, thread, draw(verb)
thread on or as if on a string
"string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"
tie, take in, string up, suck up, wind, meander, attract, get, quarter, pass, withdraw, depict, guide, describe, string, draw in, suck, pull in, delineate, make, soak up, cast, pull, get out, take out, wander, disembowel, sop up, puff, reap, string along, imbibe, draw and quarter, drag, pull out, draw, draw off, line, run, force, trace, absorb, weave, pull back, take up, eviscerate
To put thread through.
thread a needle
To pass (through a narrow constriction or around a series of obstacles).
I think I can thread my way through here, but it’s going to be tight.
A screw thread.
A sequence of connections.
The line midway between the banks of a stream.
A unit of execution, lighter in weight than a process, generally expected to share memory and other resources with other threads executing concurrently.
A series of messages, generally grouped by subject, all but the first replies to previous messages in the thread.
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With the support of some of my friends and the Auntie Squad donating sewing machines, fabric, thread and elastic, I personally send out things to my students every week. And then I do a self-stamped envelope to different organizations that they send those masks to. We have sent 100 masks to First Nations.
I gave a presentation in January where I said it was about a 65 % chance, now it's still in our forecasts, but it's hanging by a thread.
America is not like a blanket-one piece of unbroken cloth, the same color, the same texture, the same size. America is more like a quilt-many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven and held together by a common thread.
I know that most men, including those at ease with problems of the greatest complexity, can seldom accept even the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as would oblige them to admit the falsity of conlusions which they have delighted in explaining to colleages, which they have proudly taught to others, and which they have woven, thread by thread, into the fabric of their lives.
There doesn’t seem to be a common core or thread that runs through it, The critical thing is to find our niche and extrapolate and exploit it ... We're not going to do everything, soup to nuts.
Translations for thread
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- خيط, موضوعArabic
- тѐма, нѝшка, конѐц, промушвам, промъкна, промуша, вдявам, вдяна, промъквамBulgarian
- tema, fil conductor, filCatalan, Valencian
- vlákno, nitCzech
- Thread, Garn, Diskussionsfaden, Zwirn, roter Faden, Faden, Thema, durchkommen, einfädeln, passierenGerman
- νήμα, θέμα, κλωστήGreek
- tópico, rosca, filete, hilo, subproceso, proceso ligero, tema, argumento, enhebrar, pasarSpanish
- kuitu, säie, rihma, viestiketju, ketju, juoni, lanka, pujotella, pujottaaFinnish
- processus léger, fil, filerFrench
- stìomScottish Gaelic
- חוט, יישומון, שרשורHebrew
- spjallþráður, þráður, þræðaIcelandic
- filo, filo conduttore, forumItalian
- スレッド, スレ, 糸, ライトウェイトプロセスJapanese
- tautau, kauīMāori
- rode draad, thread, draad, topic, onderwerp, garen, bedradenDutch
- gjengeNorwegian Nynorsk
- wątek, nić, nitka, tematPolish
- fio, tópicoPortuguese
- tort, ață, firRomanian
- нить, те́ма, ни́тка, диску́ссия, пото́к, тред, ве́ткаRussian
- нит, nit, dretvaSerbo-Croatian
- vlákno, niť, nitkaSlovak
- fill, peAlbanian
- tråd, tema, gänga, trä, träda, passeraSwedish
- เชือก, ด้ายThai
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