terēti1

terēti1,

1. n. Thread (on screw).

Kua mania te terēti o teia kurū i kore ei te nāti e mou.
The thread is worn on this screw, that’s why the nut won’t hold.

2. (-a, -‘ia). Put a thread on.

Kua terēti‘ia te paipa ē kua pa‘u‘ia.
The pipes were screw-threaded and screwed together.
[Eng. thread.]

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