Definition of Threadlike

1. Adjective. Thin in diameter; resembling a thread.

Exact synonyms: Filamentlike, Filamentous, Filiform, Thready
Similar to: Thin
Derivative terms: Filament, Thread



Definition of Threadlike

1. Adjective. having the form of a thread ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Threadlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Threadlike

threadfins
threadfish
threadfishes
threadgoldite
threadier
threadiest
threadiness
threadinesses
threading
threadjacker
threadjackers
threadjacking
threadjackings
threadleaf groundsel
threadless
threadlike (current term)
threads
threadsafe
threadworm
threadworms
thready
thready pulse
threap
threaped
threaper
threapers
threaping
threapit
threaps
threaric acid

Literary usage of Threadlike

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1. The Popular Encyclopedia: Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences by Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham (1836)
"HAIR ; the fine, threadlike, more or le« rhn> substance, of various form and colour, which on* tutes the covering of the skin , particularly of ..."

2. Typhoid Fever Considered as a Problem of Scientific Medicine by Frederick Parker Gay (1918)
"Since criticism is made of bis description of this threadlike ... At all events, the threadlike forms described by Klebs seemed to bun subsidiary to the ..."

3. Medical lexicon by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"... threadlike; filiform. Same etymon. Containing threadlike substances, as the tunica filamentosa or decidua: ..."

4. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... of olive- jointed threadlike seaweeds, whose spores are mostly external, attached to the branchlets or formed in a swelling of their substance. ..."

5. Manual of antenatal pathology and hygiene by John William Ballantyne (1904)
"... the placenta showed threadlike hands, some of which hung free at one end while others were attached at lx)th ends. It is reasonable to connect together ..."

6. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1854)
"Containing threadlike substances, as the tunica ... Filamentous urine; urine containing threadlike substances. ..."

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