Definition of Strands

1. Noun. (plural of strand) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of strand) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strands

1. strand [v] - See also: strand

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strands

stramping
stramps
strand
strand line
strand wolf
stranded
strandedness
strandednesses
strander
stranders
stranding
strandings
strandline
strandlines
strandloper
strands (current term)
strandwolf
strang
strange
strange attractor
strange attractors
strange bedfellows
strange bird
strange matter
strange particle
strange quark
strange quarks
stranged
strangelet

Literary usage of Strands

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"The lateral strands which are usually so delicate that they cannot be recognized by the naked eye always form spans, connecting the adjacent main strands ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1886)
"In beginning a braid, tie a string around one end of the strands and fasten it to any convenient object, such as a hook in the wall or a door-knob, ..."

3. Materials of Construction: Their Manufacture and Properties by Adelbert Philo Mills (1922)
"The wires in the strands and the strands in the rope are twisted in the same ... In ordinary rope all the wires in the various strands are of the same size ..."

4. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"Most, if not all, of the tracheary elements present within strands are ... Phloem has not been observed in bark strands of the species examined to date. ..."

5. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1917)
"cut out a few inches of the heart and insert the ends of the strands in its place in the centre of the rope. When a splice is to be served, the latter way ..."

6. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1910)
"Note that this splice is made by working always to the right, the strands of A (long strands) being all worked into B. A Long Splice in Wire. Figs. ..."

7. Public School Methods (1921)
"I.) In this manner loop the remaining strands on to the pencil. ... Leaving one strand on the left edge, knot the second and third strands. ..."

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