HyperDic: yarn

English > 3 senses of the word yarn:
NOUNcommunicationyarn, narration, recitalthe act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
artifactyarn, threada fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing / sewing and weaving
VERBcommunicationyarntell or spin a yarn
yarn > pronunciation
Soundsyaa'rn
Rhymesbarn ... darn: 3 rhymes with aarn...
English > yarn: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events.
Synonymsnarration, recital
PartsbodyThe central message of a communication
conclusion, end, close, closing, endingThe last section of a communication
introductionThe first section of a communication
Narrowerrelation, telling, recountingAn act of narration
Broaderreport, accountThe act of informing by verbal / verbal / verbal report
Spanishcuento, historia, narración, relato
Catalanconte, història, narració, relat
Verbsyarntell or spin a yarn
English > yarn: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing / sewing and weaving.
Synonymthread
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
English > yarn: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningtell or spin a yarn.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broadertell, narrate, recount, recitenarrate or give a detailed account of
Spanishhilar
Nounsyarnthe act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events

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