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tread
  • noun
    A manner or the sound of someone walking. (I heard the heavy tread of Dad's boots)
    The top surface of a step or stair. (Designers often use glass tiles as decorative accents in backsplashes, showers, pool borders, floors, and even on the risers between stair treads.)
    The thick molded part of a vehicle tire that grips the road. (Also make sure that your tyres have proper treads and are not as finished as the body of a snake.)
    verb
    Walk in a specified way. (the administration had to tread carefully so as not to offend the judiciary)

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