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Overview of noun threads

The noun threads has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. togs, threads, duds

(informal terms for clothing)


Overview of noun thread

The noun thread has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) thread, yarn

(a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving)

2. ribbon, thread

(any long object resembling a thin line; "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a grey thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward")

3. train of thought, thread

(the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together; "I couldn't follow his train of thought"; "he lost the thread of his argument")

4. screw thread, thread

(the raised helical rib going around a screw)


Overview of verb thread

The verb thread has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) weave, wind, thread, meander, wander

(to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body")

2. (3) thread

(pass a thread through; "thread a needle")

3. thread

(remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string; "She had her eyebrows threaded")

4. thread

(pass through or into; "thread tape"; "thread film")

5. string, thread, draw

(thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries")

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