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    string - Dictionary definition and meaning for word string

    Definition
    (noun) a lightweight cord
    Synonyms : twine
    Definition
    (noun) stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    Example Sentence
    • the strings played superlatively well
    Definition
    (noun) a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed Definition
    (noun) a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    Synonyms : train
    Example Sentence
    • a string of islands
    • train of mourners
    • a train of thought
    Definition
    (noun) a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases) Definition
    (noun) a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening
    Synonyms : drawing string , drawstring
    Example Sentence
    • he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag
    Definition
    (noun) a tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod) Definition
    (noun) (cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop
    Synonyms : cosmic string
    Definition
    (noun) a collection of objects threaded on a single strand Definition
    (noun) a necklace made by a stringing objects together
    Synonyms : chain , strand
    Example Sentence
    • a string of beads
    • a strand of pearls
    Definition
    (verb) thread on or as if on a string
    Synonyms : draw , thread
    Example Sentence
    • string pearls on a string
    • the child drew glass beads on a string
    • thread dried cranberries
    Definition
    (verb) add as if on a string
    Synonyms : string up
    Example Sentence
    • string these ideas together
    • string up these songs and you'll have a musical
    Definition
    (verb) move or come along
    Synonyms : string along
    Definition
    (verb) stretch out or arrange like a string Definition
    (verb) string together; tie or fasten with a string
    Example Sentence
    • string the package
    Definition
    (verb) remove the stringy parts of
    Example Sentence
    • string beans
    Definition
    (verb) provide with strings
    Example Sentence
    • string my guitar
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