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Meaning and definition for "thread" word

[noun] the raised helical rib going around a screw
[noun] a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
[noun] 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"
[noun] any long object resembling a thin line; "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a gray thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward"
[verb] thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"
[verb] pass a thread through; "thread a needle"
[verb] 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"
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\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. {Third}.] 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. Jonson. {Air thread}, the fine white filaments which are seen floating in the air in summer, the production of spiders; gossamer. {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 {Gizzard}. {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}.
\Thread\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Threaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Threading}.] 1. To pass a thread through the eye of; as, to thread a needle. 2. To pass or pierce through as a narrow way; also, to effect or make, as one's way, through or between obstacles; to thrid. Heavy trading ships . . . threading the Bosphorus. --Mitford. They would not thread the gates. --Shak. 3. To form a thread, or spiral rib, on or in; as, to thread a screw or nut.

Synonyms for thread

draw, meander, ribbon, screw thread, string, train of thought, wander, weave, wind, yarn

See also: arrange | bead | blade | cerebration | cord | cotton | dental floss | filling | floss | go | intellection | Lastex | ligature | locomote | mentation | move | object | physical object | pick | pile | purl | rib | screw | set up | snake | suture | thinking | thought | tinsel | travel | warp | weft | wire | woof | worsted |

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Let's analyse "thread" as pure text. This string has Six letters in One syllable and Two vowels. 33.3% of vowels is 5.3% less then average English word. Written in backwards: DAERHT. Average typing speed for these characters is 1680 milliseconds. [info]

Morse code: - .... .-. . .- -..


Hearts desire number calculated from vowels: thread: 5 + 1 = 6, reduced: 6 . and the final result is Six.
Destiny number calculated from all letters: thread: 2 + 8 + 9 + 5 + 1 + 4 = 29, reduced: 11, and the final result is Eleven.

Tarot cards

Letter Num. Tarot c. Intensity Meaning
A (1) 1 Magician Creative, Inventive, Intuitive
D (1) 4 Emperor Determined, Persistant, Idealist
E (1) 5 Hierophant Wise, Crafty, Daring, Inventive
H (1) 8 Strength Couragous, Faithful, Caring
R (1) 18 Moon Patient, Determined, Strong
T (1) 20 Judgement Unswerving, Steadfast, Demanding, Forceful

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