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thread

 (thrĕd)
n.
1.
a. Fine cord of a fibrous material, such as cotton or flax, made of two or more filaments twisted together and used in needlework and the weaving of cloth.
b. A piece of such cord.
2.
a. A thin strand, cord, or filament of natural or manufactured material.
b. Something that suggests the fineness or thinness of such a strand, cord, or filament: a thread of smoke.
c. Something that suggests the continuousness of such a strand, cord, or filament: lost the thread of his argument.
3. A helical or spiral ridge on a screw, nut, or bolt.
4. Computers
a. A portion of a program that can run independently of and concurrently with other portions of the program.
b. A set of posts on a newsgroup, composed of an initial post about a topic and all responses to it.
5. threads Slang Clothes.
v. thread·ed, thread·ing, threads
v.tr.
1.
a. To pass one end of a thread through the eye of (a needle, for example).
b. To pass (something) through in the manner of a thread: thread the wire through the opening.
c. To pass a tape or film into or through (a device): thread a film projector.
d. To pass (a tape or film) into or through a device.
2. To connect by running a thread through; string: thread beads.
3. Sports To throw or send (a pass) though a heavily defended area to a teammate.
4.
a. To make one's way cautiously through: threading dark alleys.
b. To make (one's way) cautiously through something.
5. To occur here and there throughout; pervade: "More than 90 geologic faults thread the Los Angeles area" (Science News).
6. To machine a thread on (a screw, nut, or bolt).
7. To remove (body hair) by using a looped thread that has been wound tightly in the middle.
v.intr.
1. To make one's way cautiously: threaded through the shoals and sandbars.
2. To proceed by a winding course.
3. To form a thread when dropped from a spoon, as boiling sugar syrup.

[Middle English, from Old English thrǣd; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]
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Adj.1.threaded - (of bolts or screws) having screw threads
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Translations

threaded

adj (Tech) → Gewinde-, mit Gewinde; threaded boltGewindebolzen m
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References in classic literature ?
Each of them threaded her needle with a short end of thread attached to the work, which was instantly pulled by an invisible force through the stuff, dragging the needle after it: the nimble fingers of the little sempstress caught it at the other side, but only to lose it again the next moment.
His mind was concrete and moved with difficulty in regions of the abstract; but, even when he could not follow the reasoning, it gave him a curious pleasure to follow the tortuosities of thoughts that threaded their nimble way on the edge of the incomprehensible.
The overall length of a shoulder bolt is the height of the head, plus the length of the shoulder, plus the length of the threaded portion.
When all your buttons are threaded, the ends can simply be tied off to make a bracelet.
A conventional or cold forming tap has a continuous thread profile: The tap makes as many rotations into a pre-drilled hole as the threaded hole requires.
Some machines are threaded a bit differently in the bobbin area to create tighter tension.
Therefore it is required to improve the thread contact with optimized threaded fastening systems.
Compare the diagrams in the owner's manual with how the machine is currently threaded. Practice the tying on method and pay attention to the thread path as you pull the thread through the machine (photo 3).
Thus, one can interchange and connect standard "T" style threaded components with the new XT thread, although the guiding advantages aforementioned would be neglected.
Although functional parallelization allows you to designate sections of code as threaded, then let them run free in the wild, data parallelization may require a bit of extra work to get things running smoothly.