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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.
References in classic literature ?
There is but one little objection to make to your proposition," replied Barbicane, "which is that, during the rotary motion of the globe, our thread would have wound itself round it like a chain on a capstan, and that it would inevitably have brought us to the ground.
The day was hot and apparently calm; yet under such circumstances, the atmosphere can never be so tranquil as not to affect a vane so delicate as the thread of a spider's web.
They pretended to roll the cloth off the looms; cut the air with their scissors; and sewed with needles without any thread in them.
I have a needle, Sir, in my basket, and thread too.
And while she gayly sung, the little weavers spun their silken threads, the flies on glittering wings flew lovingly above her head, and over all the golden light shone softly down.
At length the mantle was finished, and amid the gray threads shone golden ones, making it bright; and she sent it to the King, entreating him to wear it, for it would bring peace and love to dwell within his breast.
By offering drop-in compatibility, existing module customers can easily and rapidly transition their products to support the new Thread standard.
Space them evenly all the way around and leave plenty of spare thread at the top for hanging.
Take the outside thread farthest to your right; pass it over and behind the thread next to it; push the end through the resulting hole; and pull tight to form a single knot.
For any type of friendship bracelet you will need to buy embroidery threads in different colours.
These thread mills are designed purposely for the types of components required in the medical sector.
The T-WiZ drilling system provides better thread efficiency and greater thread stability for quicker rod changes.