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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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And I still feel guilty because I, the only physician in my family, could not pull strings and fix all the problems.
Murphy offers no footnote to substantiate it; but the charge is illogical on its face, since Douglas knew he had honorable discharge papers from the Army and thus no need to pull strings.
Snap ends of both sugar snap and Chinese pea pods; pull strings if necessary.
Tenders are invited for work is for electrical/cabling for the set-up of the production trailer includes install pull boxes, trenching, and conduit with pull strings, wire and recpts for truck box: sing 1 5/8 inch x 3 1/4" uni-strut- build a rack to mount furnished enclosure 24"x 24"x20".

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