Definitions for strand

Definitions for (noun) strand

Main entry: chain, strand, string

Definition: a necklace made by a stringing objects together

Usage: a string of beads; a strand of pearls;

Main entry: strand

Definition: line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable

Main entry: strand

Definition: a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole

Usage: he tried to pick up the strands of his former life; I could hear several melodic strands simultaneously

Main entry: Strand

Definition: a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels

Main entry: strand

Definition: a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)

Main entry: fibril, filament, strand

Definition: a very slender natural or synthetic fiber

Definitions for (verb) strand

Main entry: ground, run aground, strand

Definition: bring to the ground

Usage: the storm grounded the ship

Main entry: strand

Definition: drive (a vessel) ashore

Main entry: maroon, strand

Definition: leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue

Usage: the travellers were marooned

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