from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of thread.
  • n. An ancient Eastern method for removing hair by means of a thread, which is rolled over the hair in order to pluck it out at the follicle level.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Forminga link with the windings of an electric circuit: said lines of force of a magnetic circuit passing through a coil of wire.


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  • Since we won't see anything from AMD's Bulldozer stable until the middle of next year at the earliest, not far from the first Sandy Bridge parts, tuning its six core parts for the extreme desktop may work well for AMD to grab some benchmark wins and, at least, effectively counter Intel's hyper-threading, which is helping Intel well in quite a few tests. - most clicked links

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  • It is relatively small and often ignored by the "Munro-Baggers" due to its status as a Corbett, yet, it is one of the most dramatic hikes in Scotland, culminating in an intricate move through a gap onto a ledge, known as threading the needle, to reach the central summit.

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  • Tamlyn Baker pondered the problem for forty-five years, invented a new kind of threading machine, then died in obscurity.

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