Found 3 items, similar to thread.
English → Indonesian
benang, mendrat, menempuh, menganggit, tapak
English → English
n 1: a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or
nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving [syn: yarn
2: any long object resembling a thin line; “a mere ribbon of
; “the lighted ribbon of traffic”
; “from the air the
road was a gray thread”
; “a thread of smoke climbed
3: the connections that link the various parts of an event or
argument together; “I couldn't follow his train of
; “he lost the thread of his argument”
[syn: train of thought
4: the raised helical rib going around a screw [syn: screw thread
v 1: 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: pass a thread through; “thread a needle”
3: remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and
pulling at the string; “She had her eyebrows threaded”
4: pass through or into; “thread tape”
; “thread film”
5: thread on or as if on a string; “string pearls on a string”
“the child drew glass beads on a string”
; “thread dried
English → English
(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; also, one fiber
of a cord composed of multiple fibers.
2. A filament of any substance, as of glass, gold or silver;
a filamentous part of an object, such as a flower; a
component fiber of any or of any fibrous substance, as of
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
recurrent theme or related sequence of events in a larger
story; as the thread of a story, or of life, or of a
discourse. --Bp. Burnet.
5. Fig.: Composition; quality; fineness. [Obs.]
A neat courtier,
Of a most elegant thread. --B. Jonson.
6. (Computers) A related sequence of instructions or actions
within a program that runs at least in part independent of
other actions within the program; -- such threads are
capable of being executed only in oprating systems
7. (Computers) A sequence of messages posted to an on-line
newsgroup or discussion group, dealing with the same
topic; -- messages in such a thread typically refer to a
previous posting, thus allowing their identification as
part of the thread. Some news-reading programs allow a
user to follow a single such thread independent of the
other postings to that newsgroup.
, 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.
(Zo["o]l.), a lasso cell. See under Lasso
(Zo["o]l.), the gizzard shad. See under
, lace made of linen thread.
, 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
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Threaded
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To pass a thread through the eye of; as, to thread a
2. To pass or pierce through as a narrow way; also, to effect
or make, as one's way, through or between obstacles; to
Heavy trading ships . . . threading the Bosphorus.
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.