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string  


      n  
1    a thin length of cord, twine, fibre, or similar material used for tying, hanging, binding, etc.  
2    a group of objects threaded on a single strand  
a string of beads     
3    a series or succession of things, events, acts, utterances, etc.  
a string of oaths     
4    a number, chain, or group of similar things, animals, etc., owned by or associated with one person or body  
a string of girlfriends     
5    a tough fibre or cord in a plant  
the string of an orange, the string of a bean     
6      (Music)   a tightly stretched wire, cord, etc., found on stringed instruments, such as the violin, guitar, and piano  
7       short for       bowstring  
8      (Architect)      short for       string course       stringer       1  
9      (Maths, linguistics)   a sequence of symbols or words  
10      (Linguistics)   a linear sequence, such as a sentence as it is spoken  
11      (Physics)   a one-dimensional entity postulated to be a fundamental component of matter in some theories of particle physics  
   See also       cosmic string  
12      (Billiards)      another word for       lag   1       6  
13    a group of characters that can be treated as a unit by a computer program  
14    pl; usually preceded by: the  
a    violins, violas, cellos, and double basses collectively  
b    the section of a symphony orchestra constituted by such instruments  
15    pl   complications or conditions (esp. in the phrase no strings attached)  
16    modifier   composed of stringlike strands woven in a large mesh  
a string bag, string vest     
17    first (second, etc.) string   a person or thing regarded as a primary (secondary, etc.) source of strength  
18    keep on a string   to have control or a hold over (a person), esp. emotionally  
19    pull strings  
Informal   to exert personal influence, esp. secretly or unofficially  
20    pull the strings   to have real or ultimate control of something  
      vb   , strings, stringing, strung  
21    tr   to provide with a string or strings  
22    tr   to suspend or stretch from one point to another  
23    tr   to thread on a string  
24    tr   to form or extend in a line or series  
25    foll by: out   to space or spread out at intervals  
26    tr; usually foll by: up  
Informal   to kill (a person) by hanging  
27    tr   to remove the stringy parts from (vegetables, esp. beans)  
28    intr   (esp. of viscous liquids) to become stringy or ropey  
29    tr; often foll by: up   to cause to be tense or nervous  
30      (Billiards)      another word for       lag   1       3  
     (Old English streng; related to Old High German strang, Old Norse strengr; see strong)  
  stringlike      adj  


cosmic string  
      n   any of a number of linear defects in space--time postulated in certain theories of cosmology to exist in the universe as a consequence of the big bang  
cut string  
      n      another name for       bridgeboard  
drill string   , pipe  
      n   (in the oil industry) a pipe made of lengths of steel tubing that is attached to the drilling tool and rotates during drilling to form a bore  
first string  
      n  
1    the top player of a team in an individual sport, such as squash  
      adj  
  first-string  
2    being a regular member of a team rather than a substitute or reserve  
3    being the top player of a team in an individual sport  
4    of high rating; first-class  
glass string  
      n   (in Malaysia) the string of a kite used in kite fighting that has an abrasive coating of glue and crushed glass  
G-string  
      n  
1    a piece of cloth attached to a narrow waistband covering the pubic area, worn esp. by strippers  
2    a strip of cloth attached to the front and back of a waistband and covering the loins  
3      (Music)   a string tuned to G, such as the lowest string of a violin  
second string  
      n  
1      (Chiefly Brit)   an alternative course of action, etc., intended to come into use should the first fail (esp. in the phrase a second string to one's bow)  
2    a substitute or reserve player or team  
      adj  
  second-string     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)  
3      (Sport)  
a    being a substitute player  
b    being the second-ranked player of a team in an individual sport  
4    second-rate or inferior  
string along  
      vb   adv  
Informal  
1    intr; often foll by: with   to agree or appear to be in agreement (with)  
2    tr     (Also)    string on   to deceive, fool, or hoax, esp. in order to gain time  
string band  
      n  
1    a band consisting of stringed instruments  
2       an informal name for       string orchestra  
string bass  
      n      another name for       double bass  
string bean  
      n  
1    any of several bean plants, such as the scarlet runner, cultivated for their edible unripe pods  
   See also       green bean       wax bean  
2    Informal   a tall thin person  
string course  
      n      another name for       cordon       4  
string line  
      n     (Billiards)      another name for       baulk line       1  
string orchestra  
      n   an orchestra consisting only of violins, violas, cellos, and double basses  
string quartet  
      n     (Music)  
1    an instrumental ensemble consisting of two violins, one viola, and one cello  
2    a piece of music written for such a group, usually having the form and commonest features of a sonata  
string tie  
      n   a very narrow tie, usually tied in a bow  
string variable  
      n     (Computing)   data on which arithmetical operations will not be performed  
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string  


      n  
1    cord, fibre, twine  
2    chain, file, line, procession, queue, row, sequence, series, strand, succession  
      vb  
3    festoon, hang, link, loop, sling, stretch, suspend, thread  
4      (with)       out   disperse, extend, fan out, lengthen, protract, space out, spread out, straggle  


string along  
1      (often with)       with   agree, assent, collaborate, go along with  
2         string on    bluff, deceive, dupe, fool, hoax, kid     (informal)   play fast and loose with (someone)     (informal)   play (someone) false, put one over on (someone)     (informal)   take (someone) for a ride     (informal)  

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positive outburst of emotion; the final word in a string of lyrics by Michael Jackson.

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