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Definición de “string” en inglés

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stringnoun

uk   us   /strɪŋ/

string noun (ROPE)

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. [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.
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string noun (SERIES)

C2 [C] a series of related things or events: What do you think of the recent string of political scandals? He had a string of top-20 hits during the 80s.
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string noun (MUSIC)

B2 [C] a thin wire that is stretched across a musical instrument and is used to produce a range of notes depending on its thickness, length, and tightness: A violin has four strings. Guitar strings nowadays are made from steel or nylon. You can pluck the strings on a guitar with your fingers or a plectrum. a twelve-string guitarstrings [plural] the group of instruments that have strings and are played with a bow or with the fingers, or the players in a musical group who play these instruments: I prefer his compositions for strings. He played the cello and joined the strings in the school orchestra.

string noun (SPORT)

[C] one of the thin plastic strings that are stretched between the sides of the frame of a racket used in sport

string noun (COMPUTING)

[C] specialized computing a usually short piece of text consisting of letters, numbers, or symbols that is used in computer processes such as searching through large amounts of information: If you type in the search string "ing", the computer will find all the words containing "ing".

stringadjective

uk   us   /strɪŋ/
consisting of or relating to string instruments : the string section a string quartet

stringverb [T]

uk   us   /strɪŋ/ (strung, strung)

string verb [T] (MUSIC)

to put strings on a musical instrument: First you need to learn how to string and tune your guitar.

string verb [T] (SPORT)

to put new strings onto a racket used in sport: You ought to have your racket re-strung before the competition.

string verb [T] (BEADS, ETC.)

to put a string through a number of objects: Would you help me string these beads?
(Definition of string from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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