Noun: strings stringz
Noun: string string
- The section of an orchestra that plays stringed instruments
- string section
Verb: string (strung) string
- A lightweight cord
- Stringed instruments that are played with a bow
"the strings played superlatively well"
- bowed stringed instrument
- A tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
- 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 linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)
- A tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening
- drawstring, drawing string
- A tough piece of fibre in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod)
- (cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop
- cosmic string
- A collection of objects threaded on a single strand
- A necklace made by a stringing objects together
"a string of beads"
- chain, strand
- Thread on or as if on a string
"string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"
- thread, draw
- Add as if on a string
"string these ideas together"; "string up these songs and you'll have a musical"
- string up
- Move or come along
- string 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"
See also: string out, stringer, strung
Type of: accumulation, add, advance, aggregation, alter, arrange, assemblage, change, collection, cord, elementary particle, fasten, fiber [US], fibre [Brit, Cdn], fix, fundamental particle, go on, march on, modify, move on, necklace, pass on, progress, remove, section, secure, sequence, series, set up, stringed instrument, take, take away, tie, withdraw
Part of: drawstring bag, stringed instrument
Encyclopedia: String Strings Strings, the Quiet One