• String Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A hoax; a trumped-up or "fake" story.
  2. (n.) Act of stringing for break.
  3. (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.
  4. (n.) In various games, competitions, etc., a certain number of turns at play, of rounds, etc.
  5. (v. t.) To hoax; josh; jolly.
  6. (v. i.) To form into a string or strings, as a substance which is stretched, or people who are moving along, etc.
  7. (n.) In various indoor games, a score or tally, sometimes, as in American billiard games, marked by buttons threaded on a string or wire.
  8. (n.) The line or cord of a bow.
  9. (n.) A nerve or tendon of an animal body.
  10. (v. t.) To put in tune the strings of, as a stringed instrument, in order to play upon it.
  11. (n.) The points made in a game.
  12. (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.
  13. (v. t.) To deprive of strings; to strip the strings from; as, to string beans. See String, n., 9.
  14. (n.) Same as Stringcourse.
  15. (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.
  16. (n.) An inside range of ceiling planks, corresponding to the sheer strake on the outside and bolted to it.
  17. (n.) A fiber, as of a plant; a little, fibrous root.
  18. (v. t.) To make tense; to strengthen.
  19. (v. t.) To put on a string; to file; as, to string beads.
  20. (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.
  21. (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.
  22. (n.) A small, filamentous ramification of a metallic vein.
  23. (v. t.) To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin.
  24. (n.) A strip, as of leather, by which the covers of a book are held together.

Chain, Draw, Strand, Thread, Train, Twine,

• Stre Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Straw.

• Stringed Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Produced by strings.
  2. (a.) Having strings; as, a stringed instrument.
  3. () of String

• Stringhalt Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) An habitual sudden twitching of the hinder leg of a horse, or an involuntary or convulsive contraction of the muscles that raise the hock.

• Stringcourse Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A horizontal band in a building, forming a part of the design, whether molded, projecting, or carved, or in any way distinguished from the rest of the work.