Definition of Threader

1. Noun. A blunt needle for threading ribbon through loops.

Exact synonyms: Bodkin
Generic synonyms: Hand Tool
Derivative terms: Thread, Thread



Definition of Threader

1. n. A device for assisting in threading a needle.

Definition of Threader

1. Noun. A device used to thread needles ¹

2. Noun. A device used to machine a screw thread ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Threader

1. one that threads [n -S] - See also: threads

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Threader

thread maker
thread mode
thread necromancy
thread pool
thread pool pattern
thread pool patterns
thread pools
thread snake
thread the needle
threadability
threadable
threadbare
threadbareness
threaded
threaden
threader (current term)
threaders
threadfin
threadfins
threadfish
threadfishes
threadgoldite
threadier
threadiest
threadiness
threadinesses
threading
threadjacker
threadjackers
threadjacking

Literary usage of Threader

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1. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1835)
"THE NEW INVENTED NEEDLE-threader. a> f seins a highly valuable auxiliary for Sir,—Tlie accompanying sketch repre. such of our female friends as fimi their ..."

2. Audels Engineers and Mechanics Guide by Frank Duncan Graham (1921)
"The receding form of threader employs tapered posts or levers against which the back ends of the ... 5208, position of threader when ready to thread; fig. ..."

3. Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1858)
"The threader и m*ie to fall into the groove with its point ad- jo*:*! to the indentation. The groove is also perforated, «o that a thread from a reel placed ..."

4. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"A bolt-threader. fire-mit parts of its Bolt—sprit (Nautical.) Another, now disused, length orthrough ..."

5. An Encyclopædia of Domestic Economy by Thomas Webster, William Parkes (1855)
"An instrument coiled a needle threader has been lately invented, which u found to Ve extremely useful a Fig. 789. to those whose »ight ..."

6. Varied Occupations in Weaving by Louisa Walker (1901)
"Fasten the end on under side with a knot, Bring the beading cane smoothly and flatly down from corner hole to the threader, pull tightly, ..."

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