thread escutcheon



A thread is a kind of thin yarn used for textiles and sewing. Thread may also refer to:

  • Thread (unit of measurement), a cotton yarn measure, equal to 54 inches
  • Threaded discussion, a group of messages or postings to a newsgroup, mailing list or Internet forum on a single topic
  • Thread (computer science), a sequence of instructions which may execute in parallel with other threads
  • Screw thread, which turns rotation into linear movement, by a ridge running in a spiral down the length of a cylinder
  • Threads, a 1984 BBC television movie concerning the after-effects of a nuclear attack on Sheffield, UK
  • Thread (Pern), a destructive mindless alien spore in the Dragonriders of Pern series of science fiction novels
  • Threads (Stargate SG-1), a Season 8 Stargate SG-1 episode
  • Thread, a 1999 album by Wideawake
  • Thread, a poem by Patti Smith from her 1978 book Babel

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