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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthreadthread1 /ΞΈred/ ●●○ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 thread.jpg for sewing [countable, uncountable]DCTIM a long thin string of cotton, silk etc used to sew or weave cloth πŸ”Š I’m looking for a needle and thread. πŸ”Š hand-sewn with gold and silver thread πŸ”Š 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 πŸ”Š a common thread running within his work πŸ”Š His mind wandered, and he lost the thread of what she was saying (=was no longer able to understand it). πŸ”Š a thread running through the filmthread of πŸ”Š a thread of spirituality in her work3 β†’ pick up the thread(s)4 internet [countable] a series of messages concerning the same subject, written by members of an Internet discussion group πŸ”Š 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 πŸ”Š 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 β†’ threads β†’ hang by a thread at hang1(9)
Examples from the Corpus
threadβ€’ I tried to hold on to a thread of decency and courage.β€’ But there will be a connective thread through it all.β€’ As a result theoretical discourses are traversed by narrative structures which form a hidden thread running through the argument.β€’ This fabric seems infinite, and its threads worm their way into the natural core that Claire and Jay have formed.β€’ She was knitting a cloth with gold and silver thread.β€’ A strong thread of spirituality runs through L'Engle's books.β€’ Each can be the thread that connects children to an engagement with geography, history, and the like.β€’ They were three, Clotho, the Spinner, who spun the thread of life.β€’ All these threads, and more, entwine in the lines of longitude.thread running throughβ€’ As a result theoretical discourses are traversed by narrative structures which form a hidden thread running through the argument.