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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of thread.
  • adj. Having threads.
  • adj. (Of messages) Arranged in a thread.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Provided with a thread.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of bolts or screws) having screw threads


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  • I think former administrator Griffin threaded the needle in creating a new system that will be powerful enough to not only reach mars & further, but also to reach the entire moon (EELV's do cannot do this as I understand it) be able to launch very large telescopes.

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  • Making browser apps multi-threaded is nothing special/innovative except that it is a pain in the a** to implement and it'll probably improve performance on multi-core systems.

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  • On the plus side, more acceptable than a child with a bath plug chain threaded through his tongue I suppose.

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  • TABLE SETTINGS: Ivory napkins folded into an open fan shape with an ivory avalanche rose inside, an ivory ribbon tied around one end and an ivory luggage label threaded into the ribbon used as a name tag.

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  • Users can begin threaded discussions around any given message, or click on a tab and start streaming Usher’s tracks, free of charge.

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  • Ms. Kothari has several long gold necklaces—also from the Bahamas—that have small shells or shiny coins threaded through them.

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  • Analysis: If there is one word threaded throughout the budget, it's this one: unmanned.

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  • The former Googler says he took the same approach with Gmail: it was fast, had a lot of storage, and had an innovative interface based on the idea of threaded conversations.

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  • The platform is woefully lacking ways to integrate in-world learning with existing distance learning tools for reflection such as threaded messaging, blogs, portfolios, assignment structures and assessments.

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  • Blending RL synchronous meetings and online asynchronous reflective activities such as threaded messaging and project work seems to be the most successful model.

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