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English definition of “string”

string

noun (ROPE)    /strɪŋ/
B2 [C or U] (a piece of) strong, thin rope made by twisting very thin threads together, used for fastening and tying things: a parcel tied with string a ball/piece of string When you pull the strings, the puppet's arms and legs move.Cords, ropes, cables and string [C] a set of objects joined together in a row on a single rope or thread: a string of beads/pearls A string of onions hung from a beam in the kitchen.Things collected in lines or rings
(Definition of string noun (ROPE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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