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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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Each year, NAPPA's independent panel of expert judges and parents stringently test and evaluate hundreds of submissions and choose only the best of the best.
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Among samples from the stringently otitis-prone children, the investigators noted weak immune responses, including poor B--and T-cell memory after natural exposure to nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae nasal colonization and AOM.
Now, unless very stringently protected by law, and by the force of an awakened public opinion, alive to its own interest in doing so, the remainder of our marsupial species, with the monotremes are doomed to extinction.
As a result, we have been, since day one, stringently verifying the presence or absence of allergens in raw materials we purchase, along with bulk items or finished products received from third-party manufacturers, as part of our due diligence to ensure product safety and compliance with U.
While choosing medications, procedures/treatments to improve and/or prolong life is acceptable, the choice to die with grace while still able to make one's own decisions is not, unless a stringently applied terminal illness is proclaimed.
However, it is vital that the industry is stringently policed to ensure that companies that are not meeting the necessary standards of quality and care are brought to book.
Powar said: "We welcome any suggestion that the rules of football will be applied more stringently and governing bodies at all levels forced to recognise their responsibilities.
It is just not fair, retirement should mean retirement whether early or not and if stringently implemented by the powers that be would free up thousands of jobs for the next generation to thrive and prosper in worthwhile employment.
At the moment we are sharpening our strategy for all the businesses, however, more stringently so for the nonwovens business.
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Championship committee chairman Jim McArthur said: "We have a pace of play policy which we intend to apply stringently.