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Noun: threads  thredz
  1. Informal term for clothing
    - togs, duds
Noun: thread  thred
  1. A fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton, silk, wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    - yarn
  2. Any long object resembling a thin line
    "from the air the road was a grey thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward";
    - ribbon
  3. The connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
    "he lost the thread of his argument";
    - train of thought
  4. The raised helical rib going around a screw
    - screw thread
  5. (computing) a series of messages with the same subject, consisting of an original message and all the replies that follow
Verb: thread  thred
  1. To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    "the river threads through the hills";
    - weave, wind[2], meander, wander
  2. Pass a thread through
    "thread a needle"
  3. Remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
    "She had her eyebrows threaded"
  4. Pass through or into
    "thread tape"; "thread film"
  5. Thread on or as if on a string
    "thread dried cranberries";
    - string, draw

Type of: arrange, article, article of clothing, cerebration, clothing, cord, draw, draw out, extract, go, guide, habiliment [archaic], intellection, locomote, mentation, move, object, pass, physical object, pull, pull out, pull up, rib, rip out, run, set up, take out, tear out, thinking, thought, thought process, travel, vesture, wear, wearable

Part of: screw

Encyclopedia: Threads