Associations to the word «String»

Wiktionary

STRING, noun. (countable) A long, thin and flexible structure made from threads twisted together.
STRING, noun. (uncountable) Such a structure considered as a substance.
STRING, noun. (countable) Any similar long, thin and flexible object.
STRING, noun. A thread or cord on which a number of objects or parts are strung or arranged in close and orderly succession; hence, a line or series of things arranged on a thread, or as if so arranged.
STRING, noun. (countable) A cohesive substance taking the form of a string.
STRING, noun. (countable) A series of items or events.
STRING, noun. (countable) In various games and competitions, a certain number of turns at play, of rounds, etc.
STRING, noun. (countable) (computing) An ordered sequence of text characters stored consecutively in memory and capable of being processed as a single entity.
STRING, noun. (music) (countable) A stringed instrument.
STRING, noun. (music) (usually in plural) The stringed instruments as a section of an orchestra, especially those played by a bow, or the persons playing those instruments.
STRING, noun. (in the plural) The conditions and limitations in a contract collecively. (compare no strings attached)
STRING, noun. (countable) (physics) the main object of study in string theory, a branch of theoretical physics
STRING, noun. (slang) cannabis or marijuana
STRING, noun. Part of the game of billiards, where the order of the play is determined by testing who can get a ball closest to the bottom rail by shooting it onto the end rail.
STRING, noun. The points made in a game of billiards.
STRING, noun. (billiards) (pool) The line from behind and over which the cue ball must be played after being out of play, as by being pocketed or knocked off the table; also called the string line.
STRING, noun. A strip, as of leather, by which the covers of a book are held together.
STRING, noun. A fibre, as of a plant; a little fibrous root.
STRING, noun. A nerve or tendon of an animal body.
STRING, noun. (shipbuilding) An inside range of ceiling planks, corresponding to the sheer strake on the outside and bolted to it.
STRING, noun. (botany) The tough fibrous substance that unites the valves of the pericarp of leguminous plants.
STRING, noun. (mining) A small, filamentous ramification of a metallic vein.
STRING, noun. (architecture) A stringcourse.
STRING, noun. (dated) (slang) A hoax; a fake story.
STRING, verb. (transitive) To put (items) on a string.
STRING, verb. (transitive) To put strings on (something).
STRING, verb. (intransitive) To form into a string or strings, as a substance which is stretched, or people who are moving along, etc.
STRING ALONG, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To keep somebody falsely believing that one has certain intentions.
STRING BAND, noun. (music) A music group consisting solely of stringed instruments.
STRING BANDS, noun. Plural of string band
STRING BASS, noun. (musical instrument) A double bass. (lowest-pitched of instruments of violin family)
STRING BASSES, noun. Plural of string bass
STRING BASSIST, noun. A double bassist; someone who plays the string bass (double bass).
STRING BASSISTS, noun. Plural of string bassist
STRING BEAN, noun. A long, slender variety of green bean.
STRING BEAN, noun. (figuratively) A tall and thin person.
STRING BEANS, noun. Plural of string bean
STRING BET, noun. (poker) A raise where the the chips are put into play in more than one movement. Such a raise is usually illegal and counts as a call.
STRING BET, noun. (poker) To make such a raise.
STRING BETS, noun. Plural of string bet
STRING BETTING, noun. Present participle of string bet
STRING CHEESE, noun. Any of various cheeses that can be peeled in strings or strips.
STRING COURSE, noun. Alternative form of stringcourse
STRING DISTANCE, noun. (computer science) Any of several metrics that represent the degree of similarity betwen two strings of characters.
STRING DISTANCES, noun. Plural of string distance
STRING ENSEMBLE, noun. (music) A music group consisting solely of stringed instruments.
STRING ENSEMBLES, noun. Plural of string ensemble
STRING HOPPERS, noun. Rice vermicelli, as prepared in the cuisines of Sri Lanka and South India
STRING INSTRUMENT, noun. (music) A musical instrument that produces sound by means of vibrating strings.
STRING INSTRUMENTALIST, noun. Someone who plays a string instrument (chordophone).
STRING INSTRUMENTALISTS, noun. Plural of string instrumentalist
STRING INSTRUMENTS, noun. Plural of string instrument
STRING ORCHESTRA, noun. (music) A music group consisting solely of stringed instruments.
STRING ORCHESTRAS, noun. Plural of string orchestra
STRING QUARTET, noun. (music) a group of four musicians playing string instruments, usually two violins, a viola and a cello
STRING QUARTET, noun. (music) a musical composition for such a group
STRING QUARTETS, noun. Plural of string quartet
STRING SEDGE, noun. A sedge species, Carex chordorrhiza.
STRING SEDGES, noun. Plural of string sedge
STRING SOMEONE ALONG, verb. To accept romantic feelings from someone, reciprocating the statements and acts of love, while hiding one's own disinterest.
STRING THEORETIC, adjective. Based on, or inspired by, string theory
STRING THEORIES, noun. Plural of string theory
STRING THEORY, noun. (physics) A candidate unified theory of all physical forces and particles; a theory which suggests that subatomic particles are one-dimensional strings rather than zero-dimensional points. It also suggests that space-time can have up to nine dimensions, plus the dimension of time.
STRING TOGETHER, verb. (transitive) To put together in a series or sequence
STRING TRIMMER, noun. A powered, hand-held garden implement that uses a rotating monofilament line to cut grass etc without damaging other objects.
STRING TRIMMERS, noun. Plural of string trimmer
STRING UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To kill (a person) by hanging, especially to lynch.
STRING UP, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) (obsolete) To die by hanging.
STRING UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To suspend by means of rope, cord or similar material.
STRING UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To concatenate; to link in a line.

Dictionary definition

STRING, noun. A lightweight cord.
STRING, noun. Stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well".
STRING, noun. A tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed.
STRING, noun. 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, noun. A linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases).
STRING, noun. A tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening; "he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag".
STRING, noun. A tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod).
STRING, noun. (cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop.
STRING, noun. A collection of objects threaded on a single strand.
STRING, noun. A necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";.
STRING, verb. 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, verb. Add as if on a string; "string these ideas together"; "string up these songs and you'll have a musical".
STRING, verb. Move or come along.
STRING, verb. Stretch out or arrange like a string.
STRING, verb. String together; tie or fasten with a string; "string the package".
STRING, verb. Remove the stringy parts of; "string beans".
STRING, verb. Provide with strings; "string my guitar".

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery