- any of a number of fibers twisted into a yarn.
- a yarn, especially as enumerated in describing small stuff.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Founded in 2016, Neuralink is a neuroscience technology company focused on building systems with super-thin threads that carry electrodes.Elon Musk is one step closer to connecting a computer to your brain|Rebecca Heilweil|August 28, 2020|Vox
Create threads under your original Voice Tweets with transcriptions to improve accessibility and utilize SEO keywords.Top five tips to use Twitter’s new Voice Tweets feature|David Ciccarelli|August 25, 2020|Search Engine Watch
An important thread in developing this technology began with the American mathematician and AI pioneer Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Bledsoe.
Some carriers on the Reddit thread reported anxiety over the pandemic, including one who asked customers to stay inside their houses until their packages have been delivered.U.S. Postal Service carriers reveal how you can make their day better|Jeff|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Modern supply chains are fluid and elaborate, ever shifting to account for minute changes in the price of screws, thread, or copper wire.
They are always suspended over a precipice, dangling by a slender thread that shows every sign of snapping.
Redlich noted that this is another common thread in false confessions.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Colfer's artistic callings share a common thread: they are deeply personal and rooted in a challenging childhood.Chris Colfer on Writing, Acting, and the Pain of Being A Pop Culture Trailblazer|Oliver Jones|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There, he first picked up needle and thread to mend the shirt of an SS guard who had just beaten him.From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale|Martin Greenfield|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Malaysian airlines In the Reddit thread “What is the Best ‘Too Soon’ costume for Halloween?”Sexy Ebola Nurse & More of the Year’s Worst Halloween Costumes|Kevin Fallon|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it was the labyrinth for which the earlier economist held, so he thought, the thread.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The organism is an actively motile spiral thread, about four times the diameter of a red corpuscle in length.
I shall then give an account of my various excursions in an Appendix, and afterwards resume the thread of my journal.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Its anterior portion is slender and thread-like, while the posterior portion is thicker (Fig. 112).
Spirochte pallida is an extremely slender, spiral, motile thread, with pointed ends.
British Dictionary definitions for thread
Derived forms of threadthreader, nounthreadless, adjectivethreadlike, adjective
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Idioms and Phrases with thread
see hang by a thread; lose the thread.