Definitions

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  • adjective having the form of a thread

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective thin in diameter; resembling a thread

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Examples

  • The threadlike streamers between the stars are clearly visible.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • The threadlike streamers between the stars are clearly visible.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • The threadlike streamers between the stars are clearly visible.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • The threadlike streamers between the stars are clearly visible.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • The scientist turned to a door that led into his inner sanctum and Hardy saw beyond him a great room that was crammed with intricate machines and festooned with cables and gleaming threadlike filaments.

    "Master Control" by Harl Vincent, part 3

  • So genes had to be carried on chromosomes—the threadlike structures identified by Flemming three decades earlier.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • But if the PSA levels rise significantly over time, doctors go to the next step - a biopsy: using a hollow needle device they take a series of threadlike samples from the prostate - as many as two dozen - which pathologists then examine to see if cancer cells are present.

    Tom Halsted: Prostate Cancer: What to Do When You Learn you Have It

  • So genes had to be carried on chromosomes—the threadlike structures identified by Flemming three decades earlier.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • So genes had to be carried on chromosomes—the threadlike structures identified by Flemming three decades earlier.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • It smelled delicate and earthy, and I imagined a flower on its stem freshly pulled out of the ground, dirt clinging to the threadlike roots.

    The Legacy

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