beads beads  /ˈbidz/


  • (n) several beads threaded together on a string


  1. Once injected, the cow collagen breaks down, but the beads stimulate the skin to secrete its own collagen.
  2. Lanvin's silk-covered pearls and ethnic-inspired beads, pictured, are the hot accessory for summer.
  3. Lanvin's silk-covered pearls and ethnic-inspired beads, left, are the hot accessory for summer.


  1. Artzy Beads to hold grand opening

    In partnership with the Lawrenceville Tourism and Trade Association, Artzy Beads LLC has announced its grand opening at 4 p.m. Friday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

  2. Beads of Courage mark kids' battles with illness

    Ethan was one of the first children to enroll in the Beads of Courage program started at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in October. Last week, he became the first kid to leave the program after completing his treatment.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Tacoma News Tribune

  3. Krewe of Freret considering dropping beads from throws

    They're a Mardi Gras staple.  Most people can't imagine Carnival without beads, but one krewe is considering putting the kibosh on the popular throws.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WDSU New Orleans


  1. "He was dressed in all white pearl beads going across, draped across (and) a beautiful big gold belt ...... like a belt that you win being a boxer," La Toya Jackson told journalist Barbara Walters in a "20/20" interview to air on ABC on Friday...
    on Sep 11, 2009 By: La Toya Jackson Source: Washington Post

  2. "The issue of how a dangerous substance was used in these beads and not the non-toxic substance ...... that is going to take us a few more days to uncover," minister Linda Burney said.
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Linda Burney Source: Reuters

  3. Normal connections between such cells are "a beautiful chain of wiring between one neuron and another that look like trees with elegant branches," said Murphy. "After a stroke they look like sausages [or] like beads on a string, and there's...
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: Tim Murphy Source:

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