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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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Tender filet beans are a type of green snap bean with stringless, slender, delicate pods.
This system is a stringless system that fits virtually all single-or double-line gas powered string trimmers, so you won't need to alter or modify your current trimmer.
Good varieties include 'Kenyan', which produces slender, stringless pods, and 'Purple Teepee', with beautiful purple pods.
Older cultivars of green beans had a fibrous string that had to be removed before cooking, but breeders have develop improved cultivars that are stringless.
Meanwhile, across the brooding water, on a step by a pub in a busy street, the old tramp with the stringless guitar strummed a silent melody to the very slow rhythm of coins dropped in his cap by passing people of the big city.
Sugar Snap Peas Ingredients: 1-1/2 lbs Sugar snap peas, stringless 1/4 cup Butter, unsalted to taste Salt to taste Pepper Sweat sugar snap peas in butter until just tender and bright green.
The doctor examined me--yet more horror, having to put my legs up on stirrups--and he withdrew the stringless remains of an old and definitely very smelly tampon.
On the Winetavern Street side, Eireann wept forlorn upon her stringless harp, and Daniel O'Connell stood proudly clutching the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829 (Fig.
69 Buy 2 for pounds 2; Stringless Beans 250g was pounds 1.
When friends came over for a drink, he would "play" the stringless zither.
In his workshop, partially finished instruments hang from the walls--a banjo, a stringless guitar body--and a supply closet is packed with strings and accessories.
The ropes might well be the allotropes of puppet strings, even if the dependent manikins in Two Standing Nudes and The Strange Man are stringless.