A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a compound cord consisting of two or more single yarns doubled, or joined together, and twisted.
A filament, as of a flower, or of any fibrous substance, as of bark; also, a line of gold or silver.
The prominent part of the spiral of a screw or nut; the rib. See Screw, n., 1.
Fig.: Something continued in a long course or tenor; a,s the thread of life, or of a discourse.
Fig.: Composition; quality; fineness.
To pass a thread through the eye of; as, to thread a needle.
To pass or pierce through as a narrow way; also, to effect or make, as one's way, through or between obstacles; to thrid.
To form a thread, or spiral rib, on or in; as, to thread a screw or nut.
Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides. Lao Tzu
I come from that society and there is a common thread, specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family, and the unconditional love for one's children. Ednita Nazario
I'll always stay connected with Apple. I hope that throughout my life I'll sort of have the thread of my life and the thread of Apple weave in and out of each other, like a tapestry. There may be a few years when I'm not there, but I'll always come back. Steve Jobs
He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life. Victor Hugo
All the principles of heaven and earth are living inside you. Life itself is truth, and this will never change. Everything in heaven and earth breathes. Breath is the thread that ties creation together. Morihei Ueshiba
thread in Dutch is draad, garen
thread in Finnish is lanka
thread in French is enfiler, fil retors, enfilons, enfilent, enfilez
thread in German is Faden, Gewinde, Zwirn, Faden
thread in Italian is filamento
thread in Latin is ligamen
thread in Portuguese is linha
thread in Spanish is hilo, hebra, hilvanar
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