Thread Meaning and Definition


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Thread meaning

Word: Thread

How to pronounce: θred

Noun

Definitions:

1. A long, thin strand of cotton, nylon, or other fibers used in sewing or weaving.

Example sentences: "He had a loose thread on his shirt"

2. A theme or characteristic, typically forming one of several, running throughout a situation or piece of writing.

Example sentences: "A common thread running through the scandals was the failure to conduct audits"

3. A helical ridge on the outside of a screw, bolt, etc. or on the inside of a cylindrical hole, to allow two parts to be screwed together.

Example sentences: "This can be done either by putting a screw thread of the correct pitch on the barrel's axle or, more often, by shifting a lever."

4. Clothes.

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Pass a thread through the eye of (a needle) or through the needle and guides of (a sewing machine)

Example sentences: "I can't even thread a needle"

2. Pluck hairs from (the eyebrows or another part of the body) using a twisted cotton thread.

3. Cut a screw thread in or on (a hole, screw, bolt, etc.)

Example sentences: "We're laser-cutting holes to be threaded for screws"


Synonyms:

filament

fiber

string

hair

suture

yarn

topic

threadings

screw

weave


Derivations:

threading

threaded

thready

threader


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Thread in Other Languages...

Spanish: Hilo

German: Thread

French: Fil

Italian: Thread

Turkish: Konu


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