A fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving (synset 104433923)
hypernym: cord - a line made of twisted fibers or threadshyponym:
- cotton - thread made of cotton fibers
- dental floss, floss - a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth
- floss - a soft loosely twisted thread used in embroidery
- lastex - yarn that has an elastic core wound around with cotton or silk or nylon or rayon threads
- ligature - thread used by surgeons to bind a vessel (as to constrict the flow of blood)
- metallic - a yarn made partly or entirely of metal
- nap, pile - the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave
- purl - gold or silver wire thread
- suture - thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together
- tinsel - a thread with glittering metal foil attached
- warp - yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof
- filling, pick, weft, woof - the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
- worsted, worsted yarn - a tightly twisted woolen yarn spun from long-staple wool
Any long object resembling a thin line (synset 109432081)
"a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a grey thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward"hyponym: blade - something long and thin resembling a blade of grasssynonym: ribbon
The connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together (synset 105781545)
"I couldn't follow his train of thought"; "he lost the thread of his argument"hypernym: cerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought, thought process - the process of using your mind to consider something carefullysynonym: train of thought
The raised helical rib going around a screw (synset 104161999)
hypernym: rib - support resembling the rib of an animalpart meronym: screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted headsynonym: screw thread
To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course (synset 201886807)
"the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"hypernym: go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphoricallyhyponym: snake - move along a winding pathverb group: wander - go via an indirect route or at no set pace
Pass a thread through (synset 201524545)
"thread a needle"
Remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string (synset 201362620)
"She had her eyebrows threaded"
Pass through or into (synset 201362506)
"thread tape"; "thread film"
Thread on or as if on a string (synset 201362135)
"string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"
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