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Skein may refer to:

  • A unit of measurement used by weavers and tailors, equal to 96 ells or 360 feet (110 m)
  • TV Series, used part of Variety's slanguage.
  • Skein dubh, a Scottish knife
  • Skein module, a mathematical concept
  • Skein relation, a mathematical concept often used to give a simple definition of knot polynomials
  • Skein (comics), a fictional supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe
  • Skein (hash function), a candidate hash function to the NIST hash function competition from Bruce Schneier et al.
  • The part of an axle that a wagon wheel is mounted to.

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