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thread

noun
 
 
/θred/
MATERIAL [C, U] a long, thin piece of cotton, wool, etc that is used for sewing: a needle and threadKnitting and sewing
CONNECTION [C] the connection between different events or different parts of a story or discussion: By that point I'd lost the thread of the conversation.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
INTERNET [C] a group of pieces of writing on the Internet in which people discuss one subjectInternet terminology and abbreviations
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