HyperDic: thread

English > 9 senses of the word thread:
NOUNartifactthread, yarna fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing / sewing and weaving
objectthread, ribbonany long object resembling a thin line
cognitionthread, train of thoughtthe connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
artifactthread, screw threadthe raised helical rib going around a screw / screw
VERBmotionthread, weave, wind, meander, wanderto move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
contactthreadpass a thread through
contactthreadremove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
contactthreadpass through or into
contactthread, string, drawthread on or as if on a string
thread > pronunciation
Soundsthreh'd
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
English > thread: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing / sewing and weaving.
Synonymyarn
NarrowerLastexyarn that has an elastic core wound around with cotton or silk or nylon or rayon threads
cottonthread made of cotton fibers
dental floss, flossA soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth
flossA soft loosely twisted thread used in embroidery
ligaturethread used by surgeons to bind a vessel (as to constrict the flow of blood)
metallicA yarn made partly or entirely / entirely of metal
pile, napThe yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave
purlgold or silver wire thread
suturethread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together
tinselA thread with glittering metal foil attached
warpyarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof
woof, weft, filling, pickThe yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
worsted, worsted yarnA tightly twisted woolen yarn spun from long-staple wool
BroadercordA line made of twisted fibers or threads
Spanishhebra, hilado, hilo
Catalanbri, fil, rosca
Verbsthreadpass a thread through
threadthread on or as if on a string
English > thread: 9 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningAny long object resembling a thin line.
Examples
  • "from the air the road was a grey thread"
  • "a thread of smoke climbed upward"
Synonymribbon
NarrowerbladeSomething long and thin resembling a blade of grass
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishtema, tira
Catalantema
Adjectivesthreadythin in diameter
Verbsthreadto move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
English > thread: 9 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together.
Example "he lost the thread of his argument"
Synonymtrain of thought
Broaderthinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentationThe process of using your mind to consider something carefully
English > thread: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe raised helical rib going around a screw / screw.
Synonymscrew thread
Part ofscrewA fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
Broaderribsupport resembling the rib of an animal
Spanishrosca
Catalansolc
English > thread: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTo move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsweave, wind, meander, wander
NarrowersnakeMove along a winding path
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar towanderGo via an indirect route or at no set pace
Spanisharremolinar, serpentear, zigzaguear
Catalanarremolinar, serpejar, serpentejar, vagar
Nounsthreadany long object resembling a thin line
English > thread: 9 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningpass a thread through.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"thread a needle"
Broaderguide, run, draw, passpass over, across, or through
Spanishenhebrar
Nounsthreada fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing / sewing and weaving
threadera blunt needle for threading ribbon through loops
English > thread: 9 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningRemove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She had her eyebrows threaded"
Broaderextract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out, rip out, tear outRemove, usually with some force or effort
English > thread: 9 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningpass through or into.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "thread tape"
  • "thread film"
Broaderguide, run, draw, passpass over, across, or through
Spanishensartar, pasar
English > thread: 9 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningthread on or as if on a string.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "thread dried cranberries"
Synonymsstring, draw
Narrowerbeadstring together like beads
wirestring on a wire
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
Similar toguide, run, draw, passpass over, across, or through
Spanishencordar, enfilar, engarzar, enhebrar, ensartar
Catalanenfilar
Nounsthreada fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing / sewing and weaving
threadera blunt needle for threading ribbon through loops

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