- n a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
- n any long object resembling a thin line
from the air the road was a grey thread
a thread of smoke climbed upward
- n the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
he lost the thread of his argument
- n the raised helical rib going around a screw
- v to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
- v pass a thread through
thread a needle
- v remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
She had her eyebrows threaded
- v pass through or into
- v thread on or as if on a string
thread dried cranberries
- Ace Price Venus Williams shows off her inexpensive threads, called EleVen, which debut in mid-November.
- When I saw the subject, I expected the thread to be littered with childish insults from the wingnuts.
- Kt give us a Pirate health care thread!.
News & Articles
- Serena Williams' Steubenville Rape Case Comments Earn Deserved Scorn
I've long advised my kids that whatever completes the question, "Wouldn't it be great (or fun) if..." will be trouble, that it will not in fact be great or fun. I should add to my advice that any sentence containing the thread, "I'm not..., but..." will turn out just as poorly. Tennis star Serena Williams is learning that right now as she gets justifiable backlash for her comments about a rape ...
June 19, 2013 - Forbes
- What To Look For When Buying Sheets
It's not just about thread count?learn what words are key when shopping for high-quality sheets.
June 19, 2013 - The Huffington Post
- Deborah Walker releases new book 'He Is The Scarlet Thread'
Ledyard resident Deborah L. Walker released her new book “He Is The Scarlet Thread” about personal growth and spiritual advancement.
June 18, 2013 - The Norwich Bulletin
- Arne Duncan in CNN
Whether it's fighting poverty, strengthening the economy or promoting opportunity, education is the common thread,Duncan said in brief remarks after Obama's announcement. "While there are no simple answers, I know from experience that when...
- Al Gore in San Jose Mercury News
You've been sounding some very dire warnings about the economy in recent days. How close do you think the country is to a kind of economic catastrophe that you're warning them? I'm constantly trying to thread the needle between sounding alarmist... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA The Swamp - Tribune's Washington Bureau (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.swamppolitics.com/news/politics/blog/2009/02/obama_threading_the_needle_of.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNESe-IgSHQOzzNHeeXnABdd8ralXw Feb 10, 2009
99767 132482 thread When we look at all three of these seemingly intractable challenges at the same time, we can see the common thread running through them, deeply ironic in its simplicity: our dangerous over-reliance on carbon-based fuels is at the core of all three...