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KK Pronunciation

〔 strIŋ 〕


〔 striŋ 〕

Overview of noun string

The noun string has 10 senses

  • string, twine -- (a lightweight cord)

  • bowed stringed instrument, string -- (stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well")

  • string -- (a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed)

  • string, train -- (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")

  • string -- (a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases))

  • drawstring, drawing string, string -- (a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening; "he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag")

  • string -- (a tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod))

  • string, cosmic string -- ((cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop)

  • string -- (a collection of objects threaded on a single strand)

  • chain, string, strand -- (a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";)

Overview of verb string

The verb string has 7 senses

  • string, thread, draw -- (thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries")

  • string, string up -- (add as if on a string; "string these ideas together"; "string up these songs and you'll have a musical")

  • string, string along -- (move or come along)

  • string -- (stretch out or arrange like a string)

  • string -- (string together; tie or fasten with a string; "string the package")

  • string -- (remove the stringy parts of; "string beans")

  • string -- (provide with strings; "string my guitar")