Definition of threading in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈTHrediNG/


1A process in which unwanted facial hair is removed by using twisted cotton thread to pull the hair from the follicle.
Example sentences
  • Another plus of threading is that it can be done on very short hairs.
  • The ancient art of threading - a precision-perfect grooming technique - is a quick way to get them done.
  • Bear the ache of threading for shapely eyebrows.
2 Computing The system by which consecutive messages relating to a single subject on a message board or newsgroup are stored for retrieval.
Example sentences
  • Several problems arise from handling forums as if they were e-mail lists, beginning with the issues of threading, which, as mentioned above, are different in e-mail and the Web.

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Syllabification: thread·ing

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