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thread (n):
a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
thread (n):
the raised helical rib going around a screw
thread (n):
the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
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I couldn't follow his train of thought.
he lost the thread of his argument
thread (n):
any long object resembling a thin line
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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

Related Words: ribbon
thread (v):
thread on or as if on a string
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string pearls on a string.
the child drew glass beads on a string.
thread dried cranberries

Related Words: string
thread (v):
pass through or into
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thread tape.
thread film
thread (v):
remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
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She had her eyebrows threaded
thread (v):
pass a thread through
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thread a needle
thread (v):
to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
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the river winds through the hills.
the path meanders through the vineyards.
sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body

Related Words: meander
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The way to a man's heart is through his stomach

erkeğin kalbine giden yol midesinden geçer
Most men love to eat so feed your husband well and he will always love you.


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