[ UK /stɹˈɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈstɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. (cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop
  2. a linear sequence (as of characters, words, proteins, etc.)
  3. a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    a string of islands
    a train of thought
    train of mourners
  4. a collection of objects threaded on a single strand
  5. stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    the strings played superlatively well
  6. a lightweight cord
  7. a tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod)
  8. a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, as a part of an instrument or a tennis racket
  9. a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening
    he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag
  10. a necklace made by stringing objects together
    a string of beads
    a strand of pearls
  1. remove the stringy parts of
    string beans
  2. add as if on a string
    string up these songs and you'll have a musical
    string these ideas together
  3. move or come along
  4. stretch out or arrange like a string
  5. provide with strings
    string my guitar
  6. thread on or as if on a string
    string pearls on a string
    thread dried cranberries
    the child drew glass beads on a string
  7. string together; tie or fasten with a string
    string the package
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How To Use string In A Sentence

  • Some of the crew went off-shift, stringing up hybrid bunks and hammocks belowdecks, the others continued working.
  • Several selections contain strings of double notes, primarily thirds and sixths.
  • An empty plastic 2 litre bottle is tied to a rock, or bag of stones with strong twine or string.
  • It felt like chewing string dipped in weed killer, but within a couple of minutes the trembling in his limbs gave way to a kind of enervated thrumming and the pounding in his head subsided to a manageable level. Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
  • Only a bit of string looped round a nail in the doorpost held it shut.
  • Ballymaloe take a more seasonal approach to things by using redcurrant rather than lemon juice, made by simmering a couple of punnets of the astringent little fruits with water, and then pushing them through a sieve. How to make perfect strawberry jam
  • It brings prestige to Scotland on a shoestring, and a great deal is done by people for whom it's a crusade, not a job.
  • Stars' glorious start to the season has hit a slight snag lately with a couple of draws, while their closest rival, Ballina, continues to string together victories.
  • It was then allowed to recover on the stringer in deeper water before being returned alive to grow on to even larger proportions.
  • Fishing. Tie magnets to a string, cut fish shapes out of construction paper and attach a paper clip to the fish's mouth and voila.
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