A thread is a large number of very
thin fibers spun together, used in the manufacture of
textiles and in
Additions definitions of thread, for
- The helical blades of a screw are also called "threads".
- The term "thread" is used in computer
science as well, where it is short for "thread
of execution". See Thread (computer science).
A string of consecutive message postings to a newsgroup,
mailing list or other forum are also known as a
- In hardware a thread is used to connect two things
together, such as a screw to a piece of wood or two
segments of a hose.