Adjectives for Thread | Words to describe Thread


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  • 1. The afterglow had faded slowly into the blue dusk of night; only a faint thread of gold still lingered beyond the cedars on the western horizon. 🔊
  • 2. Some materials that are to be woven require heavy, loosely twisted thread; others, that which is fine and tightly twisted. 🔊
  • 3. The Scythe is an emblem of time, which cuts the brittle thread of life and launches us into eternity. 🔊
  • 4. A little binding with waxed thread, may be put on, as shown in the sketch, to prevent the quill from splitting. 🔊
  • 5. But further, the screw holes show a clear, perfect thread which one would hardly expect if the coffin had been opened and closed again. 🔊
  • 6. The moonlight was good, and he watched the black thread come in, inch by inch, while the hand that drew it trembled. 🔊
  • 7. At each trip of the shuttle, the heavy reed is drawn back toward the weaver to push the last thread of the woof or filling firmly into place. 🔊
  • 8. There was nothing left around us, nothing save night and a thin thread of flame in it, as a crack in the wall of a prison. 🔊
  • 9. Maybe they were lost, the three of them, and always had been lost, lost but following some difficult thread of purpose in this windy dark. 🔊
  • 10. If the spring is found to be long enough, drive out the plug, attach a new thread to the spring, and fasten as before. 🔊
  • 11. These split readily into threads of any required firmness, and before the party retired, quite a bundle of large and small thread was prepared. 🔊
  • 12. The tears ran down her face and fell upon her grey gown where ran a little thread of gold, and a thread of gold was twined into her hair. 🔊
  • 13. Compared to men and insects, the spider really worked over an abyss two hundred feet deep, suspended by a silken thread. 🔊
  • 14. And there was a little brown wren, and it had a little golden thread around its neck, and the thread was tied to a root of the big tree. 🔊
  • 15. Whenever witches were around she tied up the remnant of her wool in little tufts, with white thread, and this promptly made the witches impotent. 🔊
  • 16. With these introductory remarks, the main thread of Gordon's career may be resumed. 🔊
  • 17. A gentle daring, a self-assertion strong as steel yet soft as a silken thread, seemed to animate her whole being. 🔊
  • 18. It is a black strand that puts trouble in the pattern, an evil thread from Clotho's ancient loom. 🔊
  • 19. I intended now to go back and seek, if possible, the broken thread of my history, which might lead me to an elucidation of the marvellous mystery. 🔊
  • 20. Now the chromosomes in each daughter nucleus unite to form a single thread, or may diffuse through the nucleus to form a network, as in Fig. 🔊
  • 21. At each revolution of a flyer a twist was put into the attenuated roving, and the flyer wrapped as much thread upon a spool as the rollers delivered. 🔊
  • 22. My own valueless destiny is as inseparably connected with the life of the principal personage as the insignificant thread is a part of the pearl necklace whose costly gems are strung upon it. 🔊
  • 23. The gas-burner is situated midway between the grooved pulleys, and so mounted beneath the thread that it will automatically swivel sideways and thus move the flame away from a stationary thread. 🔊
  • 24. They usually are individualized by having a colored thread woven into their insulating braid, so that it is an easy matter to identify the two ends of the same conductor at either end of the flexible cord or cable. 🔊
  • 25. Nothing is more striking, perhaps, than to watch the shuttles as they dart alternately right and left, every movement meaning an added thread to the beautiful offspring. 🔊
  • 26. Judge, then, of his pleasure on discovering that a clear thread of intention ran through the novel from the first sentence to the last, and came to adequate fulfilment in the final catastrophe. 🔊
  • 27. Last night in his mind lay far enough back now, a tangled web of disconnected episodes, linked together by a strangely sweet emotional thread of sentiment. 🔊
  • 28. In all classes of work for which only food is given, much time is left to the laborers in which the men may weave their basket work and the women spin the bark-fiber thread for skirts. 🔊
  • 29. Look down this vista's shade Of dark square-shaven ilexes where sports The fountain's, thin white thread and blows away. 🔊
  • 30. If wet, the moisture flattens down most of the protruding ends of the fibres and produces a comparatively smooth thread; if dry, the doubled yarn retains some of its furry character. 🔊
  • 31. In the gingham-mill, a broken thread or a shred spoils the web through a piece of a hundred yards, and is traced back to the girl that wove it, and lessens her wages. 🔊
  • 32. The fir-trees met over our heads; under our feet ran a mere thread of the stream, and from time to time some ray from above was dimly reflected in the depths below and glinted with a dull leaden light. 🔊
  • 33. These three have rank, they are the twice-born classes (their second birth answers to confirmation, and takes place when a young man is invested with the sacred thread). 🔊
  • 34. My life and the lives of my Aneityumese now hung upon a very slender thread; the risk was almost equally great from our friends so-called, or from our enemies. 🔊
  • 35. But he was a prisoner, like a fly tied to a thread, which, buzzing, flies hither and thither, but cannot for one moment free itself from the tractable but unyielding thread. 🔊
  • 36. Continue by passing the forefinger of right hand through the loop, catching up the non-pulling thread and drawing it through to form the new loop (on right hand again), transfer the knot and pull up. 🔊
  • 37. Now on each side of the water was a road, which went up a hill each way, so that cars coming down, put on speed to go up, and forded the stream which was a mere thread of water except after high rains. 🔊
  • 38. Every kitchen needs a box containing balls of brown thread and twine, a large and small darning needle, rolls of waste-paper and old linen and cotton, and a supply of common holders. 🔊
  • 39. Down sank she in despair, Her tears falling like rain; She could not spin a single thread, She could not reel a skein. 🔊
  • 40. In a galloping, impossible melodrama like "The Prisoner of Zenda," the blood of kings fanned an excellent fantastic thread or theme. 🔊
  • 41. When he was a boy he refused (they allege) to wear the braminical thread, because the rites that confer this mark of initiation require the adoration of the sun in the manner prescribed in the Vedas. 🔊
  • 42. At length we arrived at the king's house, his majesty not having a dry thread of clothes about him. 🔊
  • 43. For instance, the general thread of narrative is carried on through the coarser type, while in another type one may read of contemporary literature, art, science, etc. 🔊
  • 44. The bean thanked him politely, for he knew that the tailor had saved his life, but unfortunately he had used black thread, and from that time till to-day every bean has a little black stitch in its side. 🔊
  • 45. There is an ancient story that the Empress See-ling-shee hatched and raised silkworms in her garden, afterward winding the silken thread from the cocoons and weaving a delicate gauzy tissue from the fibres. 🔊
  • 46. That's pin money for you and your mother; and you go on making more while you stay on the stage, as a spider winds silvery thread out of itself. 🔊
  • 47. She counted out six or eight flowers, according to the season, doubled a sprig of cane in half, added a leaf, twisted some damp thread round the whole, and broke off the thread with her strong young teeth. 🔊
  • 48. But I took the needle--it had black thread in it--and stuck it through the timetable. 🔊
  • 49. Sew them up with fine thread and lay upon thin slices of pork, covering the grating of the roaster. 🔊
  • 50. Go and dig a grave for me, Broken is my life's frail thread; Hasten, dig for me a grave, Draweth near the stranger dread. 🔊

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