English-Vietnamese Dictionary
◊ THREADBARE
◊threadbare /'θredbeз/
▫ tính từ
▪ mòn xơ cả chỉ, xác xơ
◦ a threadbare coat cái áo xác xơ
▪ (nghĩa bóng) cũ rích
◦ a threadbare joke một câu đùa cũ rích
English Dictionary
◊ THREADBARE
threadbare
adj 1: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic
sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace";
"hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating
threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom";
"the trite metaphor `hard as nails'" [syn: {banal}, {commonplace},
{hackneyed}, {shopworn}, {stock(a)}, {timeworn}, {tired},
{trite}, {well-worn}]
2: having the nap worn away so that the threads show through;
"threadbare rugs"
English Computing Dictionary
◊ DID YOU MEAN THREAD-SAFE?
thread-safe
A description of code which is either
{re-entrant} or protected from multiple simultaneous execution
by some form of {mutual exclusion}.
(1997-01-30)