beads

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One or more beaded necklaces
plural form of bead
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bead
Such beads refer to the use of beads on a knotted string used as a device for keeping count of prayers or the continuous repetition of biblical passages The practice of counting prayers with pebbles or beads is attested to from Early Christian times The modern Rosary, comprising 15 Our Fathers and 150 Hail Marys is a development of this tradition that gained great popularity in the 15th century The first confraternity of the rosary was founded in Cologne in 1475 St Stephen's in Norwich, mentioned by Kempe in Chapters 17 and 43, contains a brass tomb memorial of 1410 showing a woman with two small pilgrims (with staves) praying their beads at her feet [Chapter 36] [Chapter 88]
beads threaded on a string
plural of bead
{i} necklace of beads; string of beads used in prayer (esp. by Roman Catholics)
third-person singular of bead
Any object with a hole in it that you can put a string or wire through Typically measured in millimeters (mm) with the size referring to the diameter of the bead The size indicates the space the bead will take up when it is strung
beads of sweat
drops of perspiration
Saber's beads
Lunar phenomenon seen on extremely young and old crescents. The striking resemblance to 2nd and 3rd contacts during a total solar eclipse was first noted by American astronomer Stephen Saber
anal beads
A sex toy consisting of several small balls attached together in series which are one by one inserted into and removed from the rectum

Before using anal beads made of plastic, be sure to file down any irregular areas with an emery board to keep from injuring yourself.

bead
A knowledge sufficient to direct one's activities to a purpose

We now have a bead on the main technical issues for the project.

bead
A small round object

She drew a bead on the target and fired.

bead
A ridge, band, or molding

A rigid edge of a tire that mounts it on a wheel; tire bead.

prayer beads
A string of beads used by members of various religions to count prayers, chants or devotions
bead
{n} a small ball or drop, a globule, a molding
Baily's beads
Arc of bright spots seen during a total eclipse of the Sun, named for Francis Baily (1774-1844), the English astronomer who first called attention to them. Just before the Moon's disk completely covers the Sun, the narrow crescent of sunlight may be broken in several places by mountains and valleys on the edge of the Moon's disk; the resulting spots resemble a string of beads. The "diamond-ring effect" occurs when the very last rays of the Sun to be obscured look like a bright diamond on the solar corona
bailys beads
Just before and after a total eclipse, the slender, unobscured crescent of the sun's disk appears momentarily like a row of bright spots resembling a string of beads
bailys beads
A row of bright spots observed in connection with total eclipses of the sun
bailys beads
The phenomenon (first fully described by Francis Baily, 1774 1844) is thought to be an effect of irradiation, and of inequalities of the moon's edge
bead
A faceted glass item drilled to receive a wire, usually spherical It can sometimes be ovoid (egg shaped) or another shape
bead
Beads are small pieces of coloured glass, wood, or plastic with a hole through the middle. Beads are often put together on a piece of string or wire to make jewellery. a string of beads
bead
In glazing, an applied sealant in a joint irrespective of the method of application, such as caulking bead, glazing bead, etc Also a molding or stop used to hold glass or panels in position
bead
A projecting narrow molding with 180-degree radius often used to outline a door or panel (Triple bead would be a "stack" of 3 beads usually routed in one piece ) A beaded appearance can also be achieved by routing a thin line with the same 180-degree radius
bead
A strip of wood, metal or other suitable material attached to the glazing surround to retain the glass
bead
A depressed or raised circle or ring around a container or closure
bead
An inextensible hoop of high tensile steel wires which anchors the plies and conforms to the rim seat to hold the tire onto the wheel rim
bead
a narrow, continuous deposit of weld metal in a single pass of fused filler metal
bead
At the band of each sidewall nearest the rim, that element which makes contact and seals a tubeless tire with the wheel rim
bead
A sealant or compound after application in a joint, irrespective of the method of application, such as caulking bead, glazing bead, etc Also a molding or stop used to hold glass or panels in position
bead
That part of the tire that is shaped to fit the rim Made of high tensile steel wires that are wrapped in woven fabric and then held by the plies
bead
A semicircular or rounded profile worked on wood; also a small molding to secure glass or panels to doors, hence glass bead
bead
a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
bead
meaning, to be at prayer
bead
A small knob of metal on a firearm, used for taking aim (whence the expression to draw a bead, for, to take aim)
bead
It may be continuous, or broken into short embossments
bead
A small round object with a hole to allow it to be threaded on a cord or wire
bead
string together like beads
bead
a small ball with a hole through the middle
bead
A glassy drop of molten flux, as borax or microcosmic salt, used as a solvent and color test for several mineral earths and oxides, as of iron, manganese, etc
bead
To ornament with beads or beading
bead
A stone cut in the shape of a small sphere
bead
a shape that is small and round; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
bead
Each in a string of small balls making up the rosary or paternoster
bead
A small drop of water or other liquid
bead
Prayer, later especially with a rosary
bead
A bead of liquid or moisture is a small drop of it. beads of blood He wiped away the beads of sweat on his forehead. Small object, usually pierced for stringing. It may be made of virtually any material wood, shell, bone, seed, nut, metal, stone, glass, or plastic and is worn or affixed to another object for decorative or, in some cultures, magical purposes. The earliest Egyptian beads ( 4000 BC) were made of stone, feldspar, lapis lazuli, carnelian, turquoise, hematite, or amethyst and were variously shaped (sphere, cone, shell, animal head). By 3000-2000 BC, gold beads in tubular shapes were in use. From the Middle Ages to the 18th century, trade in beads was enormous. Today the richness of beadwork varies with fashion
bead
- A depressed or raised circle or ring around a container or closure
bead
A thread crossing over at the base of the headbanding core, to create a raised, bead-like effect
bead
A small ferrite core typically used in the construction of high frequency inductors
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decorate by sewing beads onto; "bead the wedding gown"
bead
A small, usually round object of glass, wood, stone, or the like with a hole through it
bead
(beaded panel) A projecting narrow molding with 180 degree radius often used to outline a door or panel (Triple bead would be a "stack" of 3 beads usually routed in one piece ) A beaded appearance can also be achieved by routing a thin line with the same 180 degree radius
bead
a small ball with a hole through the middle string together like beads decorate by sewing beads onto; "bead the wedding gown" form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example
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A small semi-spherical protruding feature on the surface of a cast, resulting from a bubble in the mold A bead can be removed from the cast, but its scar will hide the morphology of the original specimen at that location
bead
form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example
bead
A small rounded (convex) profile or moulding Available in numerous variations and sizes
bead
A prayer
bead
{i} small object with a hole in the center (threaded on string to make necklaces, etc.); round drop, globular shape
bead
{f} adorn or cover with beads; form into beads, collect in droplets
bead
A wood strip against which a swinging sash closes, as in a casement window Also, a finishing trim at the sides and top of the frame to hold the sash, as in a fixed sash or a double-hung window Also referred to as bead stop
bead
Any small globular body A bubble in spirits
bead
a small ball with a hole through the middle string together like beads decorate by sewing beads onto; "bead the wedding gown"
bead
A drop of sweat or other liquid
bead
A small molding of rounded surface, the section being usually an arc of a circle
bead
the outward steel curl at the top perimeter of an open head drum
bead
The section designed to secure the double glazed unit in place
bead
before the blowpipe; as, the borax bead; the iron bead, etc
bead
To apply beads to
bead
A little perforated ball, to be strung on a thread, and worn for ornament; or used in a rosary for counting prayers, as by Roman Catholics and Mohammedans, whence the phrases to tell beads, to be at one's beads, to bid beads, etc
bead
To form into a bead
bead
A small ferrite normally used as a high frequency inductor core
bead
A narrow half-round convex molding whose surface is either flush with the adjacent surface or raised above it
bead
A hoop, usually of heavy steel cable, that forms one edge of a tire Sometimes made of Kevlar ® for lightness and foldability
bead
To form beadlike bubbles
coral beads
{i} string of coral beads, necklace maded of coral beads
count beads
counting of stringed beads as part of the ritual of Muslim or Catholic prayer
love beads
Small beads on a necklace, especially ones worn by hippies as a symbol of love and peace
prayer beads
beads used in counting prayers (especially Catholic rosary)
prayer beads
A string of beads for keeping count of the prayers one is saying
worry beads
A string of beads for fingering in times of worry, boredom, or tension. a set of beads on a string that you move about in order to keep yourself calm
beads
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