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English definition of “bead”

bead

noun [C]
 
 
/biːd/
JEWELLERY a small, round ball of glass, plastic, or wood that is used for making jewellery: a necklace of coloured glass beadsJewellerySpherical, circular and annular objectsGeometrical shapes
LIQUID a small drop of liquid on a surface: beads of sweatSpherical, circular and annular objectsGeometrical shapes
(Definition of bead from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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