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[n] the raised helical rib going around a screw
[n] a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
[n] the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together; "I couldn't follow his train of thought"; "he lost the thread of his argument"
[n] any long object resembling a thin line; "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a gray thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward"
[v] thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"
[v] pass a thread through; "thread a needle"
[v] to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"


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