String is thin rope made of twisted threads, used for tying things together or tying up parcels.
He held out a small bag tied with string.
...a shiny metallic coin on a string.
A string of things is a number of them on a piece of string, thread, or wire.
She wore a string of pearls around her neck.
...a string of fairy lights.
A string of places or objects is a number of them that form a line.
The landscape is broken only by a string of villages...
A string of five rowing boats set out from the opposite bank.
A string of similar events is a series of them that happen one after the other.
The incident was the latest in a string of attacks...
Between 1940 and 1943 he had a string of 62 consecutive victories.
他在 1940 年至 1943 年間連續 62 次獲勝。
The strings on a musical instrument such as a violin or guitar are the thin pieces of wire or nylon stretched across it that make sounds when the instrument is played.
He went off to change a guitar string.
...a twenty-one-string harp.
The strings are the section of an orchestra which consists of stringed instruments played with a bow.
The strings provided a melodic background to the passages played by the soloist...
There was a 20-member string section.
有一個 20 人組成的弦樂器組。
In computing, a string is a particular series of letters, numbers, symbols, or spaces, for example a word or phrase that you want to search for in a document.
If you string something somewhere, you hang it up between two or more objects.
He had strung a banner across the wall.
If someone has more than one string to their bow, they have more than one ability or thing they can use if the first one they try is not successful.
I'm never out of work because I have so many strings to my bow.
If something is offered to you with no strings attached or with no strings, it is offered without any special conditions.
Aid should be given to developing countries with no strings attached.
...no-strings grants that last for five years.
If you pull strings, you use your influence with other people in order to get something done, often unfairly.
Tony is sure he can pull a few strings and get you in.
1. a lightweight cord
2. stringed instruments that are played with a bow;"the strings played superlatively well"
3. a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
4. a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding;"a string of islands""train of mourners""a train of thought"
5. a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)
6. a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening;"he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag"
7. a collection of objects threaded on a single strand
8. a necklace made by a stringing objects together;"a string of beads""a strand of pearls";
1. thread on or as if on a string;"string pearls on a string""the child drew glass beads on a string""thread dried cranberries"
2. add as if on a string;"string these ideas together""string up these songs and you'll have a musical"
3. move or come along
4. stretch out or arrange like a string
5. string together; tie or fasten with a string;"string the package"
6. remove the stringy parts of;"string beans"
7. provide with strings;"string my guitar"