There are 2 translations of string in Spanish:

string1

Pronunciation: /strɪŋ/

n

  • 2 c 2.1 (on instrument) cuerda (f); (before n) [symphony/sonata] para cuerdas, para instrumentos de cuerda string instrument instrumento (m) de cuerda string orchestra orquesta (f) de cuerdas string player instrumentista (mf) de cuerda string quartet cuarteto (m) de cuerdas string section sección (f) de cuerdas 2.2 (on racket) cuerda (f)
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    • He seems to be playing the ball in sheer delight at the things he can do with it, playing with a racket whose strings are one moment cobweb, the next piano-wire.
    • At such pressure, the rackets were extremely vulnerable: one year Borg broke strings on 60 rackets during the French Open.
    • It smashed off the strings of his racket and over to my side of the court.
    2.3 (in archery) cuerda (f) to have several strings o more than one string to one's bow tener* varios recursos he's also an electrician, so he has a second string to his bow también es electricista, así que tiene otra manera de ganarse la vida 2.4
    (strings pl)
    [Mus] cuerdas (fpl)
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    • The guitars, strings, wind instruments, synths and God knows what else in the mix are used sparingly but effectively.
    • On this album there aren't any real strings or any orchestra instruments like harp or timpani.
    • The album is ripe with folk and country elements as well and encompasses many instruments, from epic strings to mouth organ and horns.
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    • Irish harpers used their fingernails on the wire strings of their harps, again probably near the soundboard.
    • Pythagoras saw the connection between music and numbers and clearly understood how the note produced by a string related to its length.
    • It was Pythagoras who was the first person to study the notes emitted by plucked strings of various lengths.
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    • There is no messing around with extraneous instrumentation or string sections here.
    • It was cool for 15 minutes, then everyone started writing everybody else's songs with all the same string band instrumentations.
    • Vassilev is also the founder and leader of Laureate, an exclusive string ensemble made up of international prize-winning string instrumentalists.
  • 3 c 3.1 (set — of pearls, beads) sarta (f), hilo (m); (— of onions, garlic) ristra (f) 3.2 (series — of people) sucesión (f); (— of vehicles) fila (f), hilera (f); (— of events) serie (f), cadena (f); (— of wins, losses, successes) serie (f); (— of curses, complaints, lies) sarta (f), retahíla (f)
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    • But after what seemed a routine pregnancy, their son, Adam, was stillborn - the first in a long string of misfortunes.
    • Rice commented on the string of injuries that have affected the Schwikerts and their teammates.
    • In 1965, Kaat won 18 games for a Twins team that broke the Yankees five-year string of American League pennants.
    3.3 (group — of racehorses) cuadra (f); (— of newspapers) grupo (m); (— of shops) cadena (f)
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    • Burke said the purse structure and easy access to Turfway through international flights in and out of Cincinnati convinced him to stable a small string there.
    • A tax exile living in Geneva, McManus has a large string of horses trained in England, Ireland and France.
    • Marlow added that training his own string had always been his goal.
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    • Use natural or painted wooden beads, or strings of cranberries or popcorn to drape the tree instead of tinsel.
    • Add some cranberries to your popcorn string for a touch of color.
    • In the kitchen there are dozens of jars of ground chiles and hot sauces, strings of whole peppers, and baskets of fresh ones.
  • 4 c (of beans, plant) hebra (f), hilo (m)
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    • Cut the melon in halves, spoon out the seeds and strings.
    • Remove the outside strings from the runner beans and finely shred the beans.
    • That sideways tear gets rid of the tough string that sometimes runs along the edge of the pod.

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There are 2 translations of string in Spanish:

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vt (past & past p strung)

  • 1 (suspend) colgar*, tender*
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    • But a utility could spend even more to string new high-voltage lines to match the same capacity increase.
    • As the miners dig, they lay railroad track, string electrical power lines, and install pipes to supply fresh air and water.
    • Outside lighting can be as simple as stringing a set of lights around a tree or for Christmas enthusiasts creating a winter wonderland in the garden.
  • 2 2.1 [guitar/racket/bow] encordar*, ponerle* (las) cuerdas a 2.2 [beads/pearls] ensartar, enhebrar; [onions] enristrar
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    • Be it chunky beads strung in silver thread or kundan silver jewellery dipped in gold and worked on in fine detail, the jet-set crowd drools over these creations.
    • Her installation was made of crystal beads strung on transparent threads.
    • Decorate a small conifer or other evergreen tree with garlands of unsalted popcorn and cranberries and grapes strung on heavy-duty thread.
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    • And how does this Janaka make a svayamvara like this, that someone should string Shiva's bow?
    • When the bow is strung, this end was tied using a bowyers knot (now called a ‘bowline’ knot).
    • He slung the quiver over his shoulder and easily strung the bow, checking the string's tautness.

Phrasal verbs

string along

[colloquial/familiar]
v + adv (accompany) do you mind if I string along with you? ¿te importa si voy yo también or [familiar/colloquial] si me pego? 1.1v + o + adv (mislead) tomarle el pelo a [familiar/colloquial] (dando esperanzas falsas)

string out

v + adv [troops] desplegarse* 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o 2.1 [essay/act] alargar*, estirar 2.2 (usu pass) sentries were strung out along the road había vigías apostados a intervalos a lo largo de la carretera

string together

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[thoughts] coordinar, hilar she could barely string two sentences together in German apenas podía hilar un par de frases en alemán it consists of several episodes, loosely strung together se compone de varios episodios unidos por un tenue hilo conductor

string up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [banner/lights] colgar* 1.2 (hang) [colloquial/familiar] colgar* [familiar/colloquial], linchar

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