tread

  1. a step in walking or running
  2. the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground
  3. structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step

tread

[Verb] To walk on something.
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tread

[n] - the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground 2. [n] - structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step 3. [v] - apply (the tread) to a tire 4. [v] - tread or stomp heavily or roughly 5. [v] - crush as if by treading on, as of grapes 6. [v] - mate with, of male birds 7. [v...
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Tread

The flat part of a step.
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Tread

Horizontal part of a stair
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Tread

The horizontal part of a stair.
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Tread

Top surface of a pitched path or drain stone, which is used by walkers as a foothold to “tread� on.
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Tread

The horizontal board in a stairway on which the foot is placed.
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Tread

the horizontal surface of each step. The going is the same thing, but is properly measured as the horizontal difference between successive nosings. See stair.
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tread

1. To set the foot; to step. 'Where'er you tread, the blushing flowers shall rise.' (Pope) 'Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.' (Pope) 'The hard stone Under our feet, on which we tread and go.' (Chaucer) ... 2. To walk or go; especially, to walk with a stately or a cautious step. 'Ye that . . . Stately tread, or lowly creep.' (Milton) ... 3....
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tread

noun structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step
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Tread

• (n.) Way; track; path. • (n.) The part of a rail upon which car wheels bear. • (n.) The upper horizontal part of a step, on which the foot is placed. • (n.) A step or stepping; pressure with the foot; a footstep; as, a nimble tread; a cautious tread. • (v. t.) To beat or press with the feet; as, to tread a path; to tread ...
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tread

(from the article `river`) ...preserved in valleys that represent floodplains developed when the river flowed at a higher elevation than its present channel. A terrace consists ...
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tread

(from the article `staircase`) ...use of steel and reinforced concrete has made possible the daring curves and fantastic sweeps that can be important features in contemporary ...
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tread

(from the article `tire`) ...buildup), 50 parts butadiene rubber (for abrasion resistance), and 50 parts carbon black (for reinforcement), along with small amounts of ... Tire tread designs are tailored for the characteristics of the surface on which the vehicle is intended to operate. Deep designs provide gripping ... [2 related art...
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Tread

In architecture a tread is the upper horizontal part of a step, on which the foot is placed.
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Tread

- The walking surface board in a stairway on which the foot is placed.
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tread

The horizontal platform of a stair
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Tread

In fortifications, the tread was the top of the banquette, on which soldiers stood to fire over the parapet.
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Tread

The tread of a tire or track refers to the rubber on its circumference that makes contact with the road or the ground. As tires are used, the tread is worn off, limiting its effectiveness in providing traction. A worn tire can often be retreaded. The word tread is often used casually to refer to the pattern of grooves molded into the rubber. Those...
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Tread

A flat stone used as the top walking surface on steps.
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Tread

A flat stone used as the top walking surface on steps.
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Tread

The walking surface board in a stairway on which the foot is placed.
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Tread

The top, horizontal surface of a step.
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