Meaning of THREAD in English


I. noun see: throw Date: before 12th century 1. a filament, a group of filaments twisted together, or a filamentous length formed by spinning and twisting short textile fibers into a continuous strand, a piece of ~, 2. any of various natural filaments , a slender stream (as of water), a projecting helical rib (as in a fitting or on a pipe) by which parts can be screwed together ; screw ~ , something continuous or drawn out: as, a line of reasoning or train of thought that connects the parts in a sequence (as of ideas or events) , a continuing element , a series of newsgroup messages following a single topic, a tenuous or feeble support , clothing , ~less adjective ~like adjective II. verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to pass a ~ through the eye of (a needle), to arrange a ~, yarn, or lead-in piece in working position for use in (a machine), 2. a. to pass something through in the manner of a ~ , to pass (as a tape, line, or film) into or through something , to make one's way through or between , to put together on or as if on a ~ ; string , to interweave with or as if with ~s ; intersperse , to form a screw ~ on or in, intransitive verb weave 2 , to form a ~, ~er noun

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