bead

  1. a small ball with a hole through the middle
  2. a shape that is small and round

Bead

A rounded raised portion running around a spindle turning.
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bead

[n] - a small ball with a hole through the middle 2. [v] - form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example 3. [v] - decorate by sewing beads onto 4. [v] - string together like beads
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Bead

Small convex moulding
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Bead

Small convex moulding.
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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.
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Bead

Bead noun [ Middle English bede prayer, prayer bead, Anglo-Saxon bed , gebed , prayer; akin to Dutch bede , German bitte , Anglo-Saxon biddan , to ask, bid, German bitten to ask, and perhaps to Greek pei`qein to persuade, Latin fidere
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Bead

Bead transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Beaded ; present participle & verbal noun Beading .] To ornament with beads or beading.
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Bead

Bead intransitive verb To form beadlike bubbles.
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bead

1. A prayer. ... 2. 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 at one's beads, to bid beads, etc, meaning, to be at prayer. ... 3. Any small globular body; as, A bubble in spirits. ... A drop of sweat...
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bead

noun a small ball with a hole through the middle
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bead

verb string together like beads
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bead

verb decorate by sewing beads onto; `bead the wedding gown`
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bead

verb form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example
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Bead

• (v. i.) To form beadlike bubbles. • (n.) A prayer. • (n.) A bubble in spirits. • (n.) Any small globular body • (n.) 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 at one`s bead...
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bead

small, usually round object made of glass, wood, metal, nut, shell, bone, seed, or the like, pierced for stringing. Among primitive peoples, beads ... [2 related articles]
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Bead

In architecture a bead or astragal is a small moulding of rounded surface, the section being usually an arc of a circle. It may be continuous, or broken into short embossments. Beads are sometimes cut into pearls or other ornaments in Grecian and Roman architecture, in which beads occur much more frequently than in Gothic architecture.
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Bead

A small quarter or half round molding. Bead moldings assist in transitions between other moldings or areas, and are often flexible enough to conform to minor discrepancies.
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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.
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bead

an electrically short dielectric support for the inner conductor of a coaxial line
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Bead

A bead was originally a prayer; then the name was given to a small perforated ball of gold, pearl, amber, glass, or the like, to be strung on a thread, and used in a rosary by Roman Catholics in numbering their prayers, one bead being passed at the end of-each ejaculation or short prayer. Later the word came to mean any such small ornamental body. ...
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Bead

[woodworking] A bead is a woodworking decorative treatment applied to various elements of wooden furniture, boxes and other items. A bead is typically a rounded shape cut into a square edge to soften the edge and provide some protection against splitting. Beads can be simple round shapes, or more complex patterns. A bead may be created with...
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Bead

A bead is a small, decorative object that is formed in a variety of shapes and sizes of a material such as glass, plastic, or wood, and that is pierced for threading or stringing. Beads range in size from under {convert|1|mm|in} to over {convert|1|cm|in} in diameter. A pair of beads made from Nassarius sea snail shells, approximately 100,000 years...
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Bead

1) Half-round cavity in a mold, or half-round projection or molding on a casting, 2) a single deposit of weld metal produced by fusion.
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Bead

A convex moulding, usually semi-circular. There are a variety of different types of beads. Examples include: angle bead, nosing bead, double bead and so forth.
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