black thread

black thread

[′blak ‚thred]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease affecting the para rubber tree at the point where the tree is tapped, caused by Phytophthora meadii and characterized by black stripes extending through the exposed bast into the cambium or wood. Also known as black stripe; stripe canker.
References in classic literature ?
The bean thanked him most prettily, but as the tailor used black thread, all beans since then have a black seam.
It was only on board the schooner, when surrounded by white faces, by unfamiliar sights and sounds, that Karain seemed to forget the strange obsession that wound like a black thread through the gorgeous pomp of his public life.
Then he went out again; and then she put her thimble and scissors in her pocket, and stuck a needle threaded with black thread neatly in the bosom of her gown, and put on her outer clothing smartly, at a little glass behind the door, in which I saw the reflection of her pleased face.
A nearer look revealed black threads tied to the arm and fingers, the ends of threads disappearing through holes bored in the back of the case.
Her eyes were two silver suspender-buttons cut from a pair of the Magician's old trousers, and they were sewed on with black threads, which formed the pupils of the eyes.
It is mine now, and to me the black threads with which she stitched it are as part of the contents.
With big eyes, messy hair, and a black thread around his neck, the 'Manmarziyaan' actor looks every bit adorable as he gives a picture-perfect post with a smile.
The black thread in this case carries the beads stripped and slipped over the needle from the string removed from the hank.
The body is Pearly tinsel, ribbed with black thread and the thorax is orange Pearly tinsel.
Black Wilton carpets bound in Obsidian Black leather trim cover the floor, stitched in matching Obsidian Black thread.
Use black thread and a straight stitch to sew close to the edges of the patches 2 times as shown.
* Using black thread, embroider step one to create the apple outline and a straight ribbon placement line on the stabilizer.