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English definition of “thread”

thread

noun (FIBRE)    /θred/
C2 [C or U] (a length of) a very thin fibre : needle and thread loose threadsGeneral words for textiles [C] a long , thin line of something such as light or smoke : A thin thread of light made its way through the curtains .Things collected in lines or rings
(Definition of thread noun (FIBRE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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