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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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The age of plastics arrived decades ago, when chemists learned to string together chemical units, called monomers, to make polymers.
As a rule of thumb, don't string together more than three midgets (push-in bulbs); strings with screw-in bulbs (C7s and C9s) should have a maximum of 50 bulbs total.
ECR had outscored its first two playoff opponents 29-3, but couldn't string together many rallies off Miranda (8-1).
We had to string together a lot of tricks that we have been developing in laser cooling.
Players will also find themselves awed by a robust "words of power" system where players string together their own magical preferences, a deeply layered crafting path, a dynamic world that reacts to their decisions, and a fiercely competitive guild system where players can organize to control NPC tribes, destroy opposing guilds, and fight for territorial conquest.