(cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop
a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
a tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod)
add as if on a string
a lightweight cord
a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, as a part of an instrument or a tennis racket
a collection of objects threaded on a single strand
a linear sequence (as of characters, words, proteins, etc.)
a necklace made by stringing objects together
a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening
stringed instruments that are played with a bow
provide with strings
remove the stringy parts of
string together; tie or fasten with a string
stretch out or arrange like a string
thread on or as if on a string
move or come along
A small cord, a line, a twine, or a slender strip of leather, or other substance, used for binding together, fastening, or tying things; a cord, larger than a thread and smaller than a rope; as, a shoe string; a bonnet string; a silken string.
A thread or cord on which a number of objects or parts are strung or arranged in close and orderly succession; hence, a line or series of things arranged on a thread, or as if so arranged; a succession; a concatenation; a chain; as, a string of shells or beads; a string of dried apples; a string of houses; a string of arguments.
A strip, as of leather, by which the covers of a book are held together.
The cord of a musical instrument, as of a piano, harp, or violin; specifically (pl.), the stringed instruments of an orchestra, in distinction from the wind instruments; as, the strings took up the theme.
The line or cord of a bow.
A fiber, as of a plant; a little, fibrous root.
A nerve or tendon of an animal body.
An inside range of ceiling planks, corresponding to the sheer strake on the outside and bolted to it.
The tough fibrous substance that unites the valves of the pericap of leguminous plants, and which is readily pulled off; as, the strings of beans.
A small, filamentous ramification of a metallic vein.
Same as stringcourse.
The points made in a game.
To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin.
To put in tune the strings of, as a stringed instrument, in order to play upon it.
To put on a string; to file; as, to string beads.
To make tense; to strengthen.
To deprive of strings; to strip the strings from; as, to string beans. see string, n., 9.