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string US English

Material consisting of threads of cotton, hemp, or other material twisted together to form a thin length

G-string US English

A garment consisting of a narrow strip of cloth that covers the genitals and is attached to a waistband, worn as underwear or by striptease performers

string bass US English

(Especially among jazz musicians) a double bass

string bean US English

Any of various beans eaten in their fibrous pods, such as scarlet runners

string bed US English

(In India) a charpoy

string tie US English

A very narrow necktie

string vest US English

A vest made of a meshed fabric, typically worn by men as underwear

second string US English

(In sports) the players who are available to replace or relieve those who start a game

drill string US English

A structure consisting of coupled lengths of pipe or casing, which occupies the hole made in drilling for oil or gas

first string US English

The best players on a team, the ones that normally play the most

string along US English

Stay with or accompany a person or group casually or as long as it is convenient

string bikini US English

A scant bikini with straps of thin cord

string-puller US English

A person who is in control of events or other people’s actions

string theory US English

A cosmological theory based on the existence of cosmic strings

unison string US English

A string in a piano or other instrument tuned to the same pitch (or to a pitch an octave higher) as another string and meant to be sounded with it

on a string US English

Under one’s control or influence

string quartet US English

A chamber music ensemble consisting of first and second violins, viola, and cello

character string US English

A linear sequence of characters, typically one stored in or processed by a computer

string orchestra US English

An orchestra consisting only of bowed string instruments of the violin family

sympathetic string US English

Each of a group of additional wire strings fitted to certain stringed instruments to give extra resonance

string out in string US English

Stretch out into a long line

string someone along US English

Mislead someone deliberately over a length of time, especially about one’s intentions

string something out US English

Cause something to stretch out; prolong something

on a string in string US English

Under one’s control or influence

string along in string US English

Stay with or accompany a person or group casually or as long as it is convenient

string something out in string US English

Cause something to stretch out; prolong something

be strung out in string US English

Be under the influence of alcohol or drugs

string someone/something up in string US English

Hang something up on strings

string someone/something up US English

Hang something up on strings

string someone along in string US English

Mislead someone deliberately over a length of time, especially about one’s intentions

string out in string something out US English

Stretch out into a long line

restring US English

Fit new or different strings to (a musical instrument or sports racket)

be strung out in string something out US English

Be under the influence of alcohol or drugs

bowstring US English

The string of an archer’s bow, traditionally made of three strands of hemp

drawstring US English

A string in the seam of the material of a garment or a bag, which can be pulled to tighten or close it

gee-string in G-string US English

A garment consisting of a narrow strip of cloth that covers the genitals and is attached to a waistband, worn as underwear or by striptease performers

shoestring US English

A small or inadequate budget

cosmic string in string US English

(In cosmology) a hypothetical threadlike concentration of energy within the structure of space-time

stringcourse US English

A raised horizontal band or course of bricks on a building

string something together in string US English

Add items to one another to form a series or coherent whole

drone string in drone US English

A musical instrument, or part of one, sounding a continuous note, in particular (also drone pipe) a pipe in a bagpipe or (also drone string) a string in an instrument such as a hurdy-gurdy or a sitar

string US Thesaurus

a knotted piece of string

string English-Spanish

cordel masculine, bramante masculineSpain/España, mecate masculineCentral America/América CentralMexico/MéxicoVenezuela, pita feminineAndes, cáñamo masculineAndes, piolín masculineRiver Plate area/Río de la Plata


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