Definition of "threadlike" [threadlike]

  • Having the form of a thread (adjective)

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Use "threadlike" in a sentence
  • "The threadlike streamers between the stars are clearly visible."
  • "But if the PSA levels rise significantly over time, doctors go to the next step - a biopsy: using a hollow needle device they take a series of threadlike samples from the prostate - as many as two dozen - which pathologists then examine to see if cancer cells are present."
  • "So genes had to be carried on chromosomes—the threadlike structures identified by Flemming three decades earlier."