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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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But it's not good news for Celtic as his absence means Barcelona's maestro won't be there to pull the strings when they play Ajax in match five of Group H.
The home side are boosted by the return of influential pair Lote Tuqiri and Gareth Ellis, while they also have superschemer Benji Marshall to pull the strings in midfield.
His brother, Ross Morden, began to pull the strings in midfield for Cosmo after the break before further goals arrived through Nick Heath and Grealish.

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