There are 2 translations of strand in Spanish:

strand1

Pronunciation: /strænd/

n

  • 1 (of rope, string) ramal (m); (of thread, wool) hebra (f); (of wire) filamento (m) a strand of hair un pelo, un cabello a three-strand pearl necklace un collar de perlas de tres vueltas
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    • Fibre optics are thin strands of glass or plastic that transmit light by reflecting it.
    • Use silk thread or several strands of contrast cotton thread.
    • The teams then thread the strands into an automatic wire bailer.
  • 2 (of opinion) corriente (f); (in group, movement) tendencia (f), línea (f) there are several strands in the narrative la narración sigue varios hilos or varias líneas argumentales
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    • With the fellowship now splintered into three, the score of the second part becomes more complex than the first, weaving between the plot strands with different musical themes.
    • With hindsight one can see that historical and contemporary strands were discrete and complementary.
    • Cristofer also improves on, or completes, a plot strand in the novel.

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adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of strand in Spanish:

strand2

vt

  • 1 (usu pass) 1.1 [Naut] the ship was stranded on a sandbank el barco quedó encallado or varado en un banco de arena a whale was stranded by the tide la marea dejó una ballena varada en la playa
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    • Yesterday at low tide, silt shut the slough like trap, and mud stranded boats on docks perched high above water.
    • In 1868 when the vessel was stranded on a beach in New Zealand, the then Captain rescued the figurehead.
    • I would like to inform the authority that I had only three outings on the lake this year and rescued two stranded day boats.
    1.2 (leave helpless) I was (left) stranded in the desert me quedé varado en el desierto they left me stranded in Calcutta me abandonaron a mi suerte en Calcuta, me dejaron tirado or (AmL exc RPl) botado en Calcuta [familiar/colloquial] stranded tourists turistas en apuros or en dificultades, turistas con problemas para volver a casa

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.