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     n 1: a lightweight cord [syn: twine]
     2: stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the
        strings played superlatively well" [syn: {bowed stringed
     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" [syn: train]
     5: a linear sequence of words as spoken or written [syn: {string
        of words}, word string, linguistic string]
     6: a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around
        an opening; "he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag"
        [syn: drawstring, drawing string]
     7: a collection of objects threaded on a single strand
     8: a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string
        of beads" or "a strand of pearls" [syn: chain, strand]
     v 1: thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string";
          "the child drew glass beads on a string" [syn: thread,
     2: add as if on a string; "string these ideas together";
        "string up these songs and you'll have a musical" [syn: {string
     3: move or come along [syn: string along]
     4: stretch out or arrange like a string
     5: string together; tie or fasten with a string; "string the
     6: remove the stringy parts of; "string beans"
     7: provide with strings; "string my guitar" [ant: unstring]