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  • threadlike — adjective having the form of a thread …   Wiktionary

  • threadlike — Synonyms and related words: airy, attenuate, attenuated, boyish, capillary, cirrose, cirrous, delicate, diaphanous, diluted, ethereal, fibered, fibroid, fibrous, fine, fine drawn, finespun, flagelliform, flimsy, flossy, frail, funicular, gauzy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • threadlike — adj. very thin, fine, resembling a thread …   English contemporary dictionary

  • threadlike — adj thready, fibrous, filamentous, fibri form, piliform, fibrillar, fibrilliform; stringy, wiry, ropy, attenuated, drawn out; fine, thin, slender, narrow; winding, twisting, meandering, circuitous, tortuous, sinuous …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • threadlike —   Aweawe, nāwele, hilo …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • threadlike — adjective thin in diameter; resembling a thread • Syn: ↑filamentous, ↑filiform, ↑filamentlike, ↑thready • Similar to: ↑thin • Derivationally related forms: ↑thread …   Useful english dictionary

  • render threadlike — index attenuate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • carbon fiber — Threadlike strands of pure carbon that are strong and flexible. Carbon fiber can be bound in a plastic resin matrix to form a strong composite. It is light weight and stronger than steel. Can also be spelled carbon fibre …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Spanish moss — an epiphytic plant, Tillandsia usneoides, of the southern U.S., having narrow, grayish leaves and growing in long festoons that drape the branches of trees. [1815 25, Amer.] * * * Epiphyte (Tillandsia usneoides) in the pineapple family, found in… …   Universalium

  • fiber — [fī′bər] n. [Fr fibre < L fibra, akin to filum, thread: see FILE1] 1. a) a slender, threadlike structure that combines with others to form animal or vegetable tissue b) the tissue so formed [muscle fiber] 2. a slender, threadlike structure… …   English World dictionary

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