A long, thin and flexible form of material, generally with a round cross-section, used in sewing, weaving or in the construction of string. (noun)
A theme or idea. (noun)
A screw thread. (noun)
A sequence of connections. (noun)
The line midway between the banks of a stream. (noun)
A unit of execution, lighter in weight than a process, generally expected to share memory and other resources with other threads executing concurrently. (noun)
A series of messages, generally grouped by subject, all but the first replies to previous messages in the thread. (noun)
To put thread through. (verb)
To pass (through a narrow constriction or around a series of obstacles). (verb)
Examples of word thread
A hook must be fixed in some convenient place to make the waxends on, or, as they are called in the trade, "threads," which term it will be as well to call them by here; thus a _four-cord thread_ means a thread or waxend containing four strands of hemp, a six-cord contains six strands, and so on.
The housewife's term for a ball of thread wound upon a central body, is a _bottom of thread_.
"Kill this thread, kill buffer, and view next", '&' def kill_and_next; kill_and_then: next end def kill_and_then op dispatch op do multi_kill [@thread] end end
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