Definition of "string" []

  • A cord usually made of fiber, used for fastening, tying, or lacing. (noun)
  • Something configured as a long, thin line: limp strings of hair. (noun)
  • A plant fiber. (noun)
  • A set of objects threaded together: a string of beads. (noun)
  • A series of similar or related acts, events, or items arranged or falling in or as if in a line. See Synonyms at series. (noun)
  • A thin length of cord, twine, fibre, or similar material used for tying, hanging, binding, etc (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A group of objects threaded on a single strand (noun)
  • A series or succession of things, events, acts, utterances, etc (noun)
  • A number, chain, or group of similar things, animals, etc, owned by or associated with one person or body (noun)
  • A tough fibre or cord in a plant (noun)
  • A tightly stretched wire, cord, etc, found on stringed instruments, such as the violin, guitar, and piano (noun)
  • A sequence of symbols or words (noun)
  • A linear sequence, such as a sentence as it is spoken (noun)
  • A one-dimensional entity postulated to be a fundamental component of matter in some theories of particle physics (noun)
  • A group of characters that can be treated as a unit by a computer program (noun)
  • Complications or conditions (esp in the phrase no strings attached) (noun)
  • Composed of stringlike strands woven in a large mesh (noun)
  • To provide with a string or strings (verb)
  • To suspend or stretch from one point to another (verb)
  • To thread on a string (verb)
  • To form or extend in a line or series (verb)
  • To space or spread out at intervals (verb)
  • To kill (a person) by hanging (verb)
  • To remove the stringy parts from (vegetables, esp beans) (verb)
  • (esp of viscous liquids) to become stringy or ropey (verb)
  • To cause to be tense or nervous (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "string" in a sentence
  • "   "You have made a continuous circle," said the cat. aoc power leveling "Does any point along the string appear to be different, worse or better than any other part of the string?""
  • "How to let awk consider a string by double quota as one field? for example: echo "first \" second is a string\ "" | awk '{print $2}'"
  • "Запись данных • int fwrite (resource $handle, string $string [, int $length]) 3 мая"