Definition Of thread
a group of linked messages posted on an Internet forum that share a common subject or theme.
I know there are other threads on this subject, but they are more specific in nature.
a helical ridge on the outside of a screw, bolt, etc., or on the inside of a cylindrical hole, to allow two parts to be screwed together.
This can be done either by putting a screw thread of the correct pitch on the barrel's axle or, more often, by shifting a lever.
a long, thin strand of cotton, nylon, or other fibers used in sewing or weaving.
Woven gauzes are manufactured from cotton yam or threads and woven like fabric.
a thing resembling a thread in length or thinness, in particular.
A pair of miniature scissors appeared in his hands next, and with mild curiosity, Gale watched the doctor snip gently at the thin silver threads in her skin.
cut a screw thread in or on (a hole, screw, or other object).
That way you'll have a little wiggle room to finesse each screw into its respective hole and get it threaded .
Example Of thread
a common thread running through the scandals was the failure to conduct audits
A common thread throughout this discourse is the sense that members of the subjugated regime are outside the mainstream.
a major thread running through the book is the primacy of form over substance
After the nurse stitched the wound with a sewing needle and cotton thread , the mother and baby were transferred and treated by Dr King and his colleagues at the nearest hospital.
Alternately thread the vegetables on wooden or metal skewers.