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Dictionary definition for: String

1. (n) a lightweight cord

2. (v) thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string" "the child drew glass beads on a string" "thread dried cranberries"

3. (n) stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well"

4. (v) add as if on a string; "string these ideas together" "string up these songs and you''ll have a musical"

5. (n) a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed

6. (v) move or come along

7. (n) a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding; "a string of islands" "train of mourners" "a train of thought"

8. (v) stretch out or arrange like a string

9. (n) a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)

10. (v) string together; tie or fasten with a string; "string the package"

11. (n) a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening; "he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag"

12. (v) remove the stringy parts of; "string beans"

13. (n) a collection of objects threaded on a single strand

14. (v) provide with strings; "string my guitar"

15. (n) a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads" "a strand of pearls"

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