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thread

2 verb
     
thread2 [transitive usually + adverb/preposition]
1DCDLH to put a thread, string, rope etc through a hole:
Will you thread the needle for me?
thread something through something
Tom threaded the rope through the safety harness.
2TCP to put a film, tape etc correctly through parts of a camera, projector, or tape recorder
3 to connect two or more objects by pushing something such as string through a hole in them:
Sue threaded the glass beads onto a piece of heavy string.
4

thread your way through/into something etc

to move through a place by carefully going around things that are blocking your way:
She came towards me, threading her way through the crowd.

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