String Meaning and Definition


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String meaning

Word: String

How to pronounce: strɪŋ

Noun

Definitions:

1. Material consisting of threads of cotton, hemp, or other material twisted together to form a thin length.

Example sentences: "Unwieldy packs tied up with string"

2. A set of things tied or threaded together on a thin cord.

Example sentences: "She wore a string of agates around her throat"

3. A tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food, such as a tough elongated piece connecting the two halves of a bean pod.

Example sentences: "Cut the melon in halves, spoon out the seeds and strings."

4. Short for stringboard

5. A hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having the dynamical properties of a flexible loop.

Example sentences: "String theory is a quantum theory where the fundamental objects are one dimensional strings and not pointlike particles."

Verb

Definitions:

1. Hang (something) so that it stretches in a long line.

Example sentences: "Lights were strung across the promenade"

2. Fit a string or strings to (a musical instrument, a racket, or a bow)

Example sentences: "The harp had been newly strung"

3. Remove the strings from (a bean).

4. Another term for lag (sense 2 of the verb)


Synonyms:

lace

twine

chord

cord

bowstring

rope

drawstring

wire

lacing

line

row

column

file

thread

strand

sequence

consecution

progression

string instrument

stringed instrument

series

chain

range

draw


Derivations:

stringed

stringing

stringy

stringer


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String in Other Languages...

Spanish: Cadena

German: Zeichenfolge

French: Chaîne

Italian: Stringa

Turkish: Dize


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