Definition of threads. Meaning of threads. Synonyms of threads
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Definition of threads
ThreadThread Thread (thr[e^]d), n. [OE. threed, [thorn]red, AS.
[thorn]r[=ae]d; akin to D. draad, G. draht wire, thread, OHG.
dr[=a]t, Icel. [thorn]r[=a][eth]r a thread, Sw. tr[*a]d, Dan.
traad, and AS. [thorn]r[=a]wan to twist. See Throw, and cf.
1. 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.
2. A filament, as of a flower, or of any fibrous substance,
as of bark; also, a line of gold or silver.
3. The prominent part of the spiral of a screw or nut; the
rib. See Screw, n., 1.
4. Fig.: Something continued in a long course or tenor; a,s
the thread of life, or of a discourse. --Bp. Burnet.
5. Fig.: Composition; quality; fineness. [Obs.]
A neat courtier, Of a most elegant thread. --B.
Air thread, the fine white filaments which are seen
floating in the air in summer, the production of spiders;
Thread and thrum, the good and bad together. [Obs.] --Shak.
Thread cell (Zo["o]l.), a lasso cell. See under Lasso.
Thread herring (Zo["o]l.), the gizzard shad. See under
Thread lace, lace made of linen thread.
Thread needle, a game in which children stand in a row,
joining hands, and in which the outer one, still holding
his neighbor, runs between the others; -- called also
thread the needle.
Meaning of thread from wikipedia
(yarn), a kind of thin yarn used for sewing. thread
(computing), a sequence
that may execute
- in computer science
, a thread
is the smallest sequence
of programmed instructions
that can be managed independently
- a screw
thread, often shortened
to thread, is a helical structure
used to convert between rotational
and linear movement
- a single conversation
a 'thread '. a discussion forum
or tree-like in structure: a forum
- conversation threading
is a feature
used by many email clients
, bulletin board
s, and internet forum
s in which
is a kind of yarn used for sewing
. materials: thread
is made from a wide variety
of materials. following table lists common
threads, usually referred
to as pthreads, is a posix standard
s. the standard, posix.1c, threads extensions
- the unified thread standard
a standard thread
form and series—along with allowances, tolerances, and designations—for screw
, and rope making thread
is a type of yarn intended
by hand or machine
- their infrared eyesight
not only allowed
them to see thread
but to discern
that had been frozen
by the night