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thread
British English: /θrɛd/
American English: /θrɛd/

Translation of thread in German:

noun

  • 1
    Faden, der
    somebody has not a dry thread on him
    jemand hat keinen trockenen Faden [mehr] am Leib [colloquial]
  • 2 [figurative]hang by a thread (be in a precarious state)
    (depend on something still in doubt) auf Messers Schneide stehen
    lose the thread take or pick up the thread of the conversation
    den Gesprächsfaden wieder aufnehmen
    gather up the threads of something
    etwas erläuternd zusammenfassen
  • 3 (something very thin)a thread of light/water
    ein feiner Lichtstrahl/ein Rinnsal [formal]
  • 4 (Engineering)
    (of screw) Gewinde, das

transitive verb

  • 2
    (place in position) einfädeln (Film, Tonband) (through in) + Akk.
  • 3thread one's way through something (literal or figurative)
    sich durch etwas schlängeln
  • 4
    (Engineering)
    mit einem Gewinde versehen

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