HyperDic: strand

English > 9 senses of the word strand / Strand:
NOUNcognitionstranda pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole
artifactstrandline consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
artifactstrand, chain, stringa necklace made by a stringing objects together
substancestrand, fibril, filamenta very slender natural or synthetic fiber
objectstranda poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
locationStranda street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels
VERBpossessionstrand, maroonleave stranded or isolated / isolated with little hope of rescue
motionstranddrive (a vessel) ashore
motionstrand, ground, run agroundbring to the ground
strand / Strand > pronunciation
Soundsstrae'nd
Rhymesampersand ... woodland: 90 rhymes with aend...
English > strand: 9 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole.
Examples
  • "he tried to pick up the strands of his former life"
  • "I could hear several melodic strands simultaneously"
Broaderform, shape, patternA perceptual structure
English > strand: 9 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningLine consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable.
NarrowerplyOne of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread
rope yarnThe strands out of which ropes are made
BroaderlineSomething (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
English > strand: 9 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA necklace made by a stringing objects together.
Example "a strand of pearls"
Synonymschain, string
Broadernecklacejewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems / gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)
Spanishcadena, cadenilla
Catalancadena
English > strand: 9 senses > noun 4, substance
MeaningA very slender natural or synthetic fiber.
Synonymsfibril, filament
NarrowerbarbOne of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather
chromatidOne of two identical strands into which a chromosome splits during mitosis
cobweb, gossamerfilaments from a web that was spun by a spider
hyphaAny of the threadlike filaments forming the mycelium of a fungus
myofibril, myofibrilla, sarcostyleOne of many contractile filaments that make up a striated muscle fiber
paraphysisA sterile simple or branched filament or hair borne among sporangia
rhizoidAny of various slender filaments that function as roots in mosses and ferns and fungi etc
Broaderfiber, fibreA slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
Spanishfilamento
Catalanfibril·la, fibril, filament
Adjectivessingle-strandedhaving a single strand
English > strand: 9 senses > noun 5, object
MeaningA poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides).
BroadershoreThe land along the edge of a body of water
English > Strand: 9 senses > noun 6, location
MeaningA street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels.
Instance ofstreetA thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
Part ofWest EndThe part of west central London containing the main entertainment and shopping areas
English > strand: 9 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningLeave stranded or isolated / isolated with little hope of rescue.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymmaroon
Broaderabandon, forsake, desolate, desertLeave someone who needs or counts on you
Spanishvarar
English > strand: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningDrive (a vessel) ashore.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
BroaderlandBring ashore
English > strand: 9 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningBring to the ground.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsground, run aground
Cause toground, run agroundhit or reach the ground
BroaderlandBring ashore
Spanishvarar

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