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tread

1. the outer part of a tyre or wheel that makes contact with the road, esp the grooved surface of a pneumatic tyre
2. the part of a rail that wheels touch
3. Vet science an injury to a horse's foot caused by the opposite foot, or the foot of another horse

tread

1. The horizontal upper surface of a step; includes the rounded edge or nosing which extends over the riser.
See also: Step
2. The horizontal upper surface of a step; includes the rounded edge or nosing which extends over the riser.

tread

[tred]
(civil engineering)
The horizontal part of a step in a staircase.
The distance between two successive risers in a staircase.
(engineering)
The part of a wheel or tire that bears on the road or rail.

tread

The horizontal surface of a step; often has a rounded edge that extends beyond the upright face of the riser below it.
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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader marks the first three-dimensional entry in the Narnia saga, and if it isn't the greatest 3-D, at least it looks better than Clash of the Titans,.
The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader is the most crudely constructed of the films, loosely stitching together the set pieces with comical altercations between Eustace and his courageous cousins.
Barnes is as gorgeous as ever and I like the look of the dragon-shaped Dawn Treader.
Voyage Of The Dawn Treader is the most entertaining edition in the Narnia Chronicles series and the first to be available in 3D - although as far as I could see there was very little difference in watching this film without the special glasses.
During a fight between Edmund and Eustace, a painting in the guest bedroom magically transports all three children to Narnia and on to the Dawn Treader captained by Drinian (Gary Sweet).
And the story is essentially about the king launching a sea voyage in a ship called the Dawn Treader, to track down seven lords, good men whom his evil uncle Miraz had banished when he usurped the throne many years ago.
El Ocean Treader es muy parecido a una boya con un par de brazos, y esta disenado para ser atado a una o dos millas de la costa en aguas abiertas.
According to the BBC, Disney were to have produced the Voyage of the Dawn Treader, but cancelled in December 2008 because of budgetary considerations and other logistics.
Disney has already commissioned a third "Narnia" movie, "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader opens in theaters everywhere tomorrow, Dec.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Sky Movies Action, tomorrow, 6pm Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to the magical world accompanied by their selfish cousin.
Films being shown will include Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The King's Speech, and Yogi Bear.