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Overview of noun string

The noun string has 10 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (5) string, twine

(a lightweight cord)

2. (3) bowed stringed instrument, string

(stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well")

3. (2) string

(a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed)

4. (1) string, train

(a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding; "a string of islands"; "train of mourners"; "a train of thought")

5. (1) string

(a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases))

6. (1) drawstring, drawing string, string

(a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening; "he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag")

7. string

(a tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod))

8. string, cosmic string

((cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop)

9. string

(a collection of objects threaded on a single strand)

10. chain, string, strand

(a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";)

Overview of verb string

The verb string has 7 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) string, thread, draw

(thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries")

2. (1) string, string up

(add as if on a string; "string these ideas together"; "string up these songs and you'll have a musical")

3. string, string along

(move or come along)

4. string

(stretch out or arrange like a string)

5. string

(string together; tie or fasten with a string; "string the package")

6. string

(remove the stringy parts of; "string beans")

7. string

(provide with strings; "string my guitar") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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