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thread

(thred),
1. A fine strand of suture material.
2. A filamentous structure.
[M.E., fr. A.S. thraed]

thread

(thrĕd)
1. Any thin filamentous structure (e.g., a stringy substance present in the urine in some infectious diseases of the urinary tract).
2. Suture material.
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The point generates the typical spiral groove that makes up the screw thread with a certain pitch.
As a control to evaluate the effect of screw threads on the polyurethane foam, a smooth pin of the same root diameter as the 6.
The differences are probably due to the lower modulus of the LDPE matrix of the WFRP and to, a lesser extent, the screw thread design.
There were designed two variants, which are different from using only one lead of screw thread or both left and right lead of screw thread used on one screw.
The typical thread form tool is built to fit a range of screw thread sizes.
In joints in which the damping increases and the stiffness decreases, optical micrographs show crack formation in the boss initiating at the top of the screw thread flank.
And its array of screw thread designs address every type of bone-such as younger patients with harder bone, older patients with softer bone, and even diabetic patients who may have neuropathic diseased bone.
The lineup includes two Traub TNL 12/7 mm Swiss-type turning and milling centers with whirling heads mounted on the turret that allows nine hours of continuous unattended bone screw thread whirling.
2--1983, Gages and Gaging for Unified Inch Screw Threads.
Tenders are invited for Zinc Plating Followed By Chromate Passivation And Painted All Over With Exception Of Screw Threads Of Nose Adapter.
It deforms as it is compressed between the screw threads and the tapped magnesium hole.