threading

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threading

  1. present participle of thread

Noun[edit]

threading (countable and uncountable, plural threadings)

  1. The act or process by which something is threaded (in various senses).
    • 2011, Alexander Gelbukh, Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing, page 236:
      The majority, 96.2 percent, of the e-mails had only up to four threadings.
  2. An ancient Eastern method for removing hair by means of a thread, which is rolled over the hair in order to pluck it out at the follicle level.