Meaning of BEAD in English

BEAD

noun

1 small piece of glass, wood, etc.

ADJECTIVE

▪ amber , glass , wooden , etc.

▪ prayer , rosary

▪ worry

… OF BEADS

▪ strand , string

a string of wooden ~s

VERB + BEAD

▪ wear

▪ string , thread

She threaded the ~s carefully.

BEAD + VERB

▪ hang

A strand of coral ~s hung around her neck.

BEAD + NOUN

▪ bracelet , necklace

▪ curtain

2 small drop of liquid

PHRASES

▪ a ~ of moisture, perspiration, sweat, etc.

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