Definition of threading in English:


Syllabification: thread·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈTHrediNG


  • 1A process in which unwanted facial hair is removed by using twisted cotton thread to pull the hair from the follicle.
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    • 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.
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    • 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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