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THREAD. A figurative expression used to signify the central line of a stream or water course. Harg. Tracts, 5; 4 Mason's Rep. 397; Holt's R. 490. Vide Filum aguae; Island; Water course; River.

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This way all lower priority threads will eventually reach priority 1 level and Round Robin policy in that level assures that they will get scheduled.
Also, a large cutter diameter with high profile correction ensures true-to-gauge threads, and an extended milling portion allows for up to a 2xD length-of-cut.
In some species of mussels, the ability to produce byssal threads is retained through the adult stage, a form of neotenous evolution that allowed mussel species to diversify and make the transition from infaunal to epibenthic dwellers (Yonge, 1962; Stanley, 1972).
NEW YORK-For high-end vendors in the sheet business, thread counts-the number of threads woven into one square inch of fabric-are becoming less important.
Scott Oaks and Henry Wong's Java Threads (0596007825, $39.
Publisher O'Reilly has released 'Java Threads, Third Edition' by Scott Oaks and Henry Wong.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-4 October 2004-O'Reilly ships Java Threads, Third Edition(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
SI[R] threaded inserts provide strong, reusable metal threads in plastics to enable subsequent access to assemblies when required.
The patent is awareded to a textile mesh structure comprising of linearly extending warp threads and linearly extending weft threads positioned substantially at a right angle to said warp threads.
For accurate atmospheric measurement of both Saturn from the Cassini orbiter and of Titan from the Huygens probe, several hundred bolts must maintain vacuum-tight sealed cavities for the duration of their mission, with no threads loosening or stripping.