Part Of Speech: noun
Definition: A long, thin and flexible structure made from threads twisted together.
Definition: Such a structure considered as a substance.
Definition: Any similar long, thin and flexible object.
Example: a bowstring
Definition: 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.
Example: a string of sausages
Definition: A cohesive substance taking the form of a string.
Example: The string of spittle dangling from his chin was most unattractive
Definition: A series of items or events.
Example: a string of successes
Definition: The members of a sports team or squad regarded as most likely to achieve success. (Perhaps metaphorical as the "strings" that hold the squad together.) Often first string, second string etc.
Definition: In various games and competitions, a certain number of turns at play, of rounds, etc.
Definition: A drove of horses, or a group of racehorses kept by one owner or at one stable.
Definition: An ordered sequence of text characters stored consecutively in memory and capable of being processed as a single entity.
Definition: A stringed instrument.
Definition: (usually in the plural) The stringed instruments as a section of an orchestra, especially those played by a bow, or the persons playing those instruments.
Definition: (in the plural) The conditions and limitations in a contract collectively.
Example: no strings attached
Definition: The main object of study in string theory, a branch of theoretical physics.
Definition: Cannabis or marijuana.
Definition: 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.
Definition: The buttons strung on a wire by which the score is kept.
Definition: (by extension) The points made in a game of billiards.
Definition: 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.
Definition: A strip, as of leather, by which the covers of a book are held together.
Definition: A fibre, as of a plant; a little fibrous root.
Definition: A nerve or tendon of an animal body.
Definition: An inside range of ceiling planks, corresponding to the sheer strake on the outside and bolted to it.
Definition: The tough fibrous substance that unites the valves of the pericarp of leguminous plants.
Example: the strings of beans
Definition: A small, filamentous ramification of a metallic vein.
Definition: A stringcourse.
Definition: A hoax; a fake story.