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  1. beads, string of beadsnoun

    several beads threaded together on a string


  1. beadsnoun

    A beaded necklaces.


  1. beads

    A bead is a small, decorative object that is formed in a variety of shapes and sizes of a material such as stone, bone, shell, glass, plastic, wood, or pearl and with a small hole for threading or stringing. Beads range in size from under 1 millimetre (0.039 in) to over 1 centimetre (0.39 in) in diameter. Beads represent some of the earliest forms of jewellery, with a pair of beads made from Nassarius sea snail shells dating to approximately 100,000 years ago thought to be the earliest known example. Beadwork is the art or craft of making things with beads. Beads can be woven together with specialized thread, strung onto thread or soft, flexible wire, or adhered to a surface (e.g. fabric, clay).


  1. beads

    Beads are small pieces of colored glass, stone, or similar material, typically rounded and perforated for threading with others as a necklace or rosary or sewn onto fabric for decoration. Beads can also be used in various crafts or as parts of different fixtures, or even have spiritual and religious significance in some cultures.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beads in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beads in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of beads in a Sentence

  1. Paul Tang:

    Right now, we work for Google and Facebook producing data, and we're getting feathers and beads in exchange, what we want...is to get across the table from Google and Facebook to talk about reasonable compensation, or at least better working conditions.

  2. Hejiu Hui:

    This water can be released by just simply heating these glass beads.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    I give them out to kids. Slow, steady progress -- that's what that means, i have a bunch of turtles. I got the little baby Jesus, I got my rosary beads and I got three turtles.

  4. Hejiu Hui:

    We found a new mechanism that solar-wind hydrogen can diffuse into the glass beads and thus identified a new water reservoir on the Moon, on the other hand, impact glass beads are distributed in the regolith globally on the Moon. Therefore, the impact glass beads can be replenished with water on the Moon’s surface and can sustain the lunar surface water cycle.

  5. Sherrana McGee-Stemley:

    When people bring their beads here, they're doing so much more than just recycling, they're helping over 600 families feel confident that their loves ones are in good hands because we have the funding to do so.

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