a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
the raised helical rib going around a screw
the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
any long object resembling a thin line
thread on or as if on a string
pass through or into
remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
pass a thread through
to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a compound cord consisting of two or more single yarns doubled, or joined together, and twisted.
A filament, as of a flower, or of any fibrous substance, as of bark; also, a line of gold or silver.
The prominent part of the spiral of a screw or nut; the rib. see screw, n., 1.
Fig.: something continued in a long course or tenor; a,s the thread of life, or of a discourse.
Fig.: composition; quality; fineness.
To pass a thread through the eye of; as, to thread a needle.
To pass or pierce through as a narrow way; also, to effect or make, as one's way, through or between obstacles; to thrid.
To form a thread, or spiral rib, on or in; as, to thread a screw or nut.