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  • n  a step in walking or running
  • n  the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire
  • n  the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground
  • n  structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step
  • v  put down or press the foot, place the foot
    For fools rush in where angels fear to tread
  • v  tread or stomp heavily or roughly
  • v  crush as if by treading on
    tread grapes to make wine
  • v  brace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center
  • v  apply (the tread) to a tire
  • v  mate with
    male birds tread the females

  • A friend of Taylor's mother was driving that day, and as the tread on the left-rear Firestone ATX tire allegedly peeled off like a banana, the Ford Explorer SUV veered left and .
  • So in taking a novel from page to screen, movie adapters must tread carefully, like a new visitor at Lourdes.
  • A shock-absorbing rubber tread band distributes pressure to dozens of flexible polyurethane spokes.
News & Articles

  • Lone Ranger Commercial Spots
    Disney has begun their big push now for The Lone Ranger . It still looks like fun. Anything has to better than the 1981 version ( Legend of The Lone Ranger ) which featured Christopher Lloyd has the heavy. Tread there if you dare.
    June 24, 2013 - Mania
  • Tom Ross: Author Preethi Burkholder to speak at Steamboat's Tread of Pioneers Museum
    Author Preethi Burkholder will tell stories about St. Elmo, nearby Tin Cup and other ghost towns at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Tread of Pioneers Museum during a talk about her new book, “Ghost Towns of the Rockies.”
    June 22, 2013 - Craig Daily Press
  • Hints from Heloise: Check tire tread with Lincoln's head
    Dear Readers When is the best time to buy new tires? When they are on sale? When your current tires have 10,000 miles on them? When they are 6 years old? Well, the simple answer is When the tread is extremely worn. Other factors to consider are the age, cracks, bulges or any other physical defects.
    June 20, 2013 - Erie Times-News

  • Ben Bernanke in Forbes
    In deciding, we must walk a fine line: We have an obligation to prevent fraud and abusive lending; at the same time, we must tread carefully so as not to suppress responsible lending or eliminate refunding opportunities for subprime borrowers,...
  • Philip Nitschke in Sydney Morning Herald
    At a moment when cynicism and doubt too often prevail; when our obligations to one another are too often forgotten; when the road ahead can seem too long or hard to tread, these extraordinary men and women, these agents of change, remind us that... Barack Obama ABC News Aug 12, 2009 101759 134941 tread Outside the court, Dr Nitschke said that his organisation Exit International would now be warning its members to tread very carefully" and hold workshops for people with Alzheimer's disease to inform them about how to get around the...

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