"string" in the noun sense
1. string, twine
a lightweight cord
2. bowed stringed instrument, string
stringed instruments that are played with a bow
"the strings played superlatively well"
a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, as a part of an instrument or a tennis racket
4. 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"
a linear sequence (as of characters, words, proteins, etc.)
6. 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"
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
a collection of objects threaded on a single strand
10. chain, string, strand
a necklace made by stringing objects together
"a string of beads"
"a strand of pearls"
"string" in the verb sense
1. 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. 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
stretch out or arrange like a string
string together tie or fasten with a string
"string the package"
remove the stringy parts of
provide with strings
"string my guitar"
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