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A long, thin and flexible structure made from threads twisted together.
(RQ:Prior Carmen Secular)
- Round Ormond's knee thou tiest the mystic string.
Such a structure considered as a substance.
Any similar long, thin and flexible object.
(RQ:Gibbon Roman Empir)
- a string of islands
A cohesive substance taking the form of a string.
A series of items or events.
2012, Christoper Zara, ''Tortured Artists: From Picasso and Monroe to Warhol and Winehouse, the Twisted Secrets of the World's Most Creative Minds'', part 1, chapter 1, (gbooks):
- In 1933, disgusted and discouraged after a string of commercial failures, Clara quit the film business forever. She was twenty-six.
The members of a sports team or squad regarded as most likely to achieve success. (Perhaps metaphorical as the "strings" that hold the squad together.) Often first string, second string etc.
In various games and competitions, a certain number of turns at play, of rounds, etc.
The instruments as a section of an orchestra, especially those played by a bow, or the persons playing those instruments.
The conditions and limitations in a contract collectively.
The buttons strung on a wire by which the score is kept.
The points made in a game of billiards.
The line from behind and over which the ball must be played after being out of play, as by being pocketed or knocked off the table; also called the ''string line''.
A strip, as of leather, by which the covers of a book are held together.
A fibre, as of a plant; a little fibrous root.
(RQ:Bacon Sylva Sylvarum)
- The string of his tongue was loosed.
2006, Steve Niles, Jeff Mariotte, ''30 Days of Night: Rumors of the Undead'' (page 307)
- They were turning tricks, doing drugs, and generally little better off than they had been before, except that they were keeping more of their money. But they seemed lonely, too, without the company of their pimp and the rest of his string.
To put (items) on a string.
To put strings on (something).
To form into a string or strings, as a substance which is stretched, or people who are moving along, etc.
To drive the ball against the end of the table and back, in order to determine which player is to open the game.
To deliberately state that a certain bird is present when it is not; to knowingly mislead other birders about the occurrence of a bird, especially a rarity; to misidentify a common bird as a rare species.