Definitions of string

The word "string" uses 6 letters: ginrst.

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Scrabble UK7

n. - In various indoor games, a score or tally, sometimes, as in American billiard games, marked by buttons threaded on a string or wire. 2

n. - In various games, competitions, etc., a certain number of turns at play, of rounds, etc. 2

n. - 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; -- called also string line. 2

n. - Act of stringing for break. 2

n. - A hoax; a trumped-up or "fake" story. 2

v. t. - To hoax; josh; jolly. 2

v. i. - To form into a string or strings, as a substance which is stretched, or people who are moving along, etc. 2

n. - A small cord, a line, a twine, or a slender strip of leather, or other substance, used for binding together, fastening, or tying things; a cord, larger than a thread and smaller than a rope; as, a shoe string; a bonnet string; a silken string. 2

n. - 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; a succession; a concatenation; a chain; as, a string of shells or beads; a string of dried apples; a string of houses; a string of arguments. 2

n. - A strip, as of leather, by which the covers of a book are held together. 2

n. - The cord of a musical instrument, as of a piano, harp, or violin; specifically (pl.), the stringed instruments of an orchestra, in distinction from the wind instruments; as, the strings took up the theme. 2

n. - The line or cord of a bow. 2

n. - A fiber, as of a plant; a little, fibrous root. 2

n. - A nerve or tendon of an animal body. 2

n. - An inside range of ceiling planks, corresponding to the sheer strake on the outside and bolted to it. 2

n. - The tough fibrous substance that unites the valves of the pericap of leguminous plants, and which is readily pulled off; as, the strings of beans. 2

n. - A small, filamentous ramification of a metallic vein. 2

n. - Same as Stringcourse. 2

n. - The points made in a game. 2

v. t. - To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin. 2

v. t. - To put in tune the strings of, as a stringed instrument, in order to play upon it. 2

v. t. - To put on a string; to file; as, to string beads. 2

v. t. - To make tense; to strengthen. 2

v. t. - To deprive of strings; to strip the strings from; as, to string beans. See String, n., 9. 2

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