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English definition of “string”

string

noun
 
 
/strɪŋ/
ROPE [C, U] B2 very thin rope used for tying things: a ball of stringCords, ropes, cables and string
INSTRUMENT [C] B2 a piece of wire that is part of a musical instrument: guitar stringsCords, ropes, cables and stringString instruments
a string of beads/pearls a set of decorative things joined together on a thread, worn as jewelleryThings collected in lines or ringsJewellery
a string of sth a number of similar things: a string of questions As a writer, she's enjoyed a string of successes.Things collected in lines or ringsOrder and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive
(Definition of string noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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