Business / Machine Shop / Thread: A helical projection of uniform section on the internal or external surface of cylinder or cone. Also, the operation of cutting a screw thread.

Other Words for Thread

Thread Noun Synonyms: theme, plot, story-line, subject, motif, thesis, course, drift, direction, tenor, train (of thought), sequence or train or chain of events
Thread Adjective Synonyms: fibre, filament, strand, (piece of) yarn, string, line, cord, twine

Thread Crest

Business / Machine Shop / Thread Crest: The top surface joining the two sides of a thread. MORE

Square Threads

Business / Machine Shop / Square Threads: A thread having a depth, width and space between threads that are equal. It is used on heavy jack screws, vise screws and other similar items. MORE

Chasing Threads

Business / Machine Shop / Chasing Threads: Cutting threads in a lathe or screw machine. MORE

Thread Pitch Diameter

Business / Machine Shop / Thread Pitch Diameter: The diameter of a screw thread measured from the thread pitch line on one side to the thread pitch line on the opposite side. MORE

Thread Depth

Business / Machine Shop / Thread Depth: The distance between the crest and the root of a thread. MORE

Thread Pitch

Business / Machine Shop / Thread Pitch: The distance from a point on one screw thread to a corresponding point on the next thread. MORE