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threading Line breaks: thread|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈθrɛdɪŋ/

Definition of threading in English:


[mass noun]
A method of hair removal in which unwanted hairs are plucked out by using a twisted cotton thread.
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.

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