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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthreadthread1 /θred/ ●●○ noun  1 thread.jpg for sewing [countable, uncountable]DCTIM a long thin string of cotton, silk etc used to sew or weave cloth I’m looking for a needle and thread. hand-sewn with gold and silver thread a spool of thread (=small object that thread is wound around)2 ideas [singular]CONNECTED WITH an idea, feeling, or feature that connects the different parts of an explanation, story etc a common thread running within his work His mind wandered, and he lost the thread of what she was saying (=was no longer able to understand it). a thread running through the filmthread of a thread of spirituality in her work3 pick up the thread(s)4 internet [countable] a series of messages concerning the same subject, written by members of an Internet discussion group I’d like to refer to something that was posted in an earlier thread.5 line [countable] literaryCF a long thin line of something, such as light, smoke etcthread of The Colorado River was just a thread of silver, 4,000 feet below.6 bulb.jpg on a screw [countable]DT a continuous raised line of metal that winds around the curved surface of a screw7 threads hang by a thread at hang1(9)
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threadI tried to hold on to a thread of decency and courage.But there will be a connective thread through it all.As a result theoretical discourses are traversed by narrative structures which form a hidden thread running through the argument.This fabric seems infinite, and its threads worm their way into the natural core that Claire and Jay have formed.She was knitting a cloth with gold and silver thread.A strong thread of spirituality runs through L'Engle's books.Each can be the thread that connects children to an engagement with geography, history, and the like.They were three, Clotho, the Spinner, who spun the thread of life.All these threads, and more, entwine in the lines of longitude.thread running throughAs a result theoretical discourses are traversed by narrative structures which form a hidden thread running through the argument.