Definition of threader in English:

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threader

Pronunciation: /ˈTHredər/

noun

1A device for passing a thread through the needle and guides of a sewing machine.
Example sentences
  • To thread texturized nylon, use a needle threader or put a dab of seam sealant on the thread end and let it dry before threading the needle.
  • There's a darning needle, of course, a threader, a hemostat (the instrument doctors use to put in sutures), and an Army survival tool.
1.1A factory worker who attaches spools of yarn to a loom.
2A device for cutting a spiral ridge on the outside of a screw or the inside of a hole.

Words that rhyme with threader

bedder, cheddar, Edda, Enzedder, header, Kedah, shedder, shredder, spreader, tedder, treader, Vedda

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Syllabification: thread·er

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