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string

(string),
A slender cord or cordlike structure.

string

a cord, usually made of fiber, configured in a long thin line.

string

1. twine, very thin rope.
2. a term used to denote a group of dairy cattle housed together in a free stall system based on stage of lactation and production with string 1 being the most recently calved and the highest producing cows, usually containing cows to the time of peak lactation after which they would move to string 2 and subsequently later strings. This allows groups of cattle to be fed separately on the basis of production.

string foreign body
see linear foreign body.
string sign
seen in radiographs of the stenosed gastric pylorus as contrast medium is forced into the limited canal.
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As fourth seeds they will not pull the strings as easily as they did two years ago when they hosted the fixtures meeting.
After the opener, debutant Ged Brannan started to use his experience to pull the strings for Morecambe, but even he could not find a way through the Cambridge defence.
Andrew Dunemann, Rob Burrow and Danny McGuire pull the strings in midfield and the pace of Mark Calderwood out wide is always a threat.

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