skein

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skein englannista suomeksi

  1. vyyhti, lankavyyhti

  1. Substantiivi

  2. vyyhti

  3. Verbi

skein englanniksi

  1. (senseid) A quantity of yarn, thread, etc. put up together, after it is taken from the reel. A skein of cotton yarn is formed by eighty turns of the thread around a fifty-four inch reel.

  2. 1935, (w), ''(w)'', Part I:

  3. You hold the skein: wind, Thomas, wind
    The thread of eternal life and death.
  4. A web, a weave, a tangle.

  5. 1923, (w), "(w)"

  6. The practical application of what I have said is very close to the problem which I am investigating. It is a tangled skein, you understand, and I am looking for a loose end.
  7. The membrane of a fish ovary.

  8. (qualifier) A metallic strengthening band or thimble on the wooden arm of an axle.

  9. (rfquotek)

  10. A group of wild fowl, (e.g. geese, goslings) when they are in flight.

  11. A streak.

  12. A series created by a web (gloss).

  13. 1950, ''Billboard'' (volume 62, number 9)

  14. All three tele skeins are pitching furiously to snag the super Easter Day tele show to be bankrolled by Frigidaire, (..)
  15. 1963, ''Radio Television Daily'' (volume 93, page 5)

  16. Three comedy shows from the U. S. are in the CTV lineup: CBSTV's Phil Silvers and Danny Thomas skeins and NBC-TV's "Harry's Girls."
  17. To wind or weave into a skein.

  18. (''kvæði'') scratch, small wound

  19. shone, (inflection of) (to shine)

  20. (verb form of)

  21. (inflection of)