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