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  Words related to thread

Related / Similar Words: screw thread, yarn, train of thought, ribbon, string, draw, weave, wind, meander, wander

 

Definition:
  • the raised helical rib going around a screw;
  • a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving;
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries";
  • pass through or into; "thread tape"; "thread film";
  • remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string; "She had her eyebrows threaded";
  • pass a thread through; "thread a needle";
  • 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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    Hyponyms: cotton, dental floss, floss, Lastex, ligature, pile, nap, purl, suture, tinsel, warp, woof, weft, filling, pick, worsted, blade, bead, wire, snake

     

    Grouped Verbs: guide, run, draw, pass, wander

     

    Derivational Morphology: string, draw, weave, wind, meander, wander, yarn, bodkin, threader, chain, strand, twine, stringer, ribbon

     

    Anagrams: dearth, hatred

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: fill   Chinese:  
    Croatian: nit   Dutch: draad  
    Finnish: lanka   French: fil  
    German: Faden   Greek: νήμα  
    Hungarian: cérna   Italian: filo  
    Japanese:   Korean:  
    Kurdish: په‌ت   Latvian: diegs  
    Portuguese: fio   Romanian: aţă  
    Russian: нить   Slovene: nit  
    Spanish: hilo   Swedish: tråd  
    Telugu: దారము   Turkish: tire  
     
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