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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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(10,11) However, there are no studies that indicate whether a particular screw diameter or screw thread type provides a more stable construct.
Lead of thread: The lead of thread is the distance a screw thread advances axially in one complete turn.
Acme screw threads are manufactured for assemblies that require the carrying of heavy loads.
Slightly enlarge and deepen the holes (Photo 4), but keep the holes narrow and shallow enough so the screw threads can bite into plenty of wood.
The .150-50 grip screw threads are .012 inch from root to crown and the .236-60 grip bushing threads are .009 inch from root to crown, so you can imagine how easily these threads can get over-torqued to the point they fail to do their duty.