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  Definition of Strand
  1. a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";
  2. line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
  3. a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole; "he tried to pick up the strands of his former life"; "I could hear several melodic strands simultaneously"
  4. a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels
  5. a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
  6. a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
  7. leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue; "the travellers were marooned"
Similar Words: chain, string, Strand, fibril, filament, maroon

 

Hyponyms: ply, rope yarn, barb, cobweb, gossamer, chromatid, myofibril, myofibrilla, sarcostyle, rhizoid, hypha, paraphysis

 

Part Meronyms: West End

 

Derivational Morphology: string, thread, draw, maroon

 

 
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