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Overview of noun bead

The noun bead has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) bead

(a small ball with a hole through the middle)

2. drop, bead, pearl

(a shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead")

3. beading, bead, beadwork, astragal

(a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture)


Overview of verb bead

The verb bead has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bead

(form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example)

2. bead

(decorate by sewing beads onto; "bead the wedding gown")

3. bead

(string together like beads)

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