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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They all have different goals and objectives based on their interests and health status. But if I were to pick a common thread it is the following: the need to de-stress through workouts that challenge their neurological, cardiovascular and muscular systems, popular trends are self-limiting exercises, ones that you can use your body as leverage and resistance against yourself.
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.
It's the most exciting press conference I have been at, I think. Cannes isn't known for its revelatory press conferences but that felt like a weird cinematic event in itself, what remains fascinating about Godard and his work, is that is he is the only director in competition so far, possibly the only one in the entire festival, whose films defy being chewed over in the course of a tweet or a thread of tweets.
Love is an inter-dimensional chrono-relationship, having a quantum thread of memories between lives going to infinity of eternity. No matter what the timing of life is, love never dies to the end.
We believe the Fed is trying to thread the needle, balancing market jitters about slowing global growth with robust consumer spending and a strong job market in the U.S., in other words, by cutting just 25 bps, the Fed is trying to bolster market confidence while also keeping some dry powder in reserve in case of an economic shock.
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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