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2 entries found for thread.
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Main Entry: 1thread
Pronunciation: primarystressthred
Function: noun
1 : a thin fine cord formed by spinning and twisting short fibers into a continuous strand
2 : something that resembles a thread <threads of a spiderweb>
3 : the ridge or groove that winds around a screw
4 : a train of thought that connects the parts in a sequence (as of ideas or events) <lost the thread of the story>
- threadĚlike /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective

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