red thread


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red thread

[′red ¦thred]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of turf grasses caused by Cortecium fuciforme and characterized by the appearance of red stromata on the pinkish hyphal threads.
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The trees near me were dead and brown, but further a network of red thread scaled the still living stems.
The Wise Woman had words that she muttered to herself, so that you couldn't hear what they were, and if she tied a bit of red thread round the child's toe the while, it would keep off the water in the head.
For me it has been a therapeutic journey of deconstruction and construction through ceramics and red thread.
The Summit will feature the participation of renowned experts, including John Howkins, creator of the Creative Economy concept; Andrs Roemer, co-founder of the City of Ideas and Rahaf Harfoush, Executive Director of the Red Thread Institute of Digital Culture.
Conflict is a red thread drawn through the history of the church body I study, as is true of most religious groups, indeed, most communities, most organizations, and the history of almost every nation.
A popular rhyme advised combining the rowan with red thread: "Rowan tree and red thread, put the witches to their speed."
"The Lost and Found Weekend" features many special sidebars about sewing skills, written on small white patches stitched at the edge with red thread. At the end of the story, there are learning tips, look back reminders, a suggestion about upcycling, and another sewing project for making an old T-shirt into a handy bookbag.
* Using red thread, stitch step one to create a placement line on the stabilizer.
Opener Little Red Thread's staccato riff sets the tone - and bears the stamp of Tunstall's co-writer and producer, Nick McCarthy of Franz Ferdinand - before the Scottish folk star embraces her sexy side on Human Being and The River.
Opener Little Red Thread's staccato riff sets the tone before she embraces her sexy side on Human Being and The River.
Red thread adorns the thread spool, which is complete with a hand-sewing needle at the ready.
It is that "red thread" that weaves literature and art together.