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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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Geoff Grewcock, of the Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary, with the four mallard ducks, which were shot and strung together.
When all three sounds are strung together correctly, the prana, or life force energy coming out of the chanter, hits the mouth in all five positions of the Sanskrit pronunciation, from the back of the throat up to the lips.
The Reds, too, have strung together some fine results - five wins on the spin - but their form outside Brisbane is mediocre.
The absurdity of hearing such familiar AM radio ditties as "The Air That I Breathe," "The Joker" and "Theme From The Valley Of the Dolls" strung together to create a grand thematic statement makes the album's addiction/obsession analogies laughably transparent.
The modest length of the book entails some drawbacks, not the least of which is the sense that we are experiencing a mere sampling of compelling observations often strung together by the necessity to pass from text to text in rapid succession.
Haines, 25, from Isle of Wedmore in Somerset, strung together five birdies and an eagle.
What the publication reveals is a compelling set of stories, strung together in short-story format, and told within a literary context that permits the introduction of a great deal of other sorts of lore (proverbs, short songs, folk beliefs and practices, quips, verbal battles, and other such characteristic forms).
The Strategica is a historical collection of stratagems and maxims of military strategy written in Greek and strung together in the form of anecdotes; it also includes examples of wisdom, courage, and cunning from civil and political life.
The information carried in genes is coded in the sequence of chemical units - called bases - strung together to make DNA, similar to the way information on this page is coded in the sequence of letters on it: each individual letter carries little information, but strung together in the proper sequence they make up words, sentences, and entire books.
The two views of the climactic rescue in The Life of an American Fireman are strung together in that way, as if they came from two different sources that happened to picture the same event.
We can test functionality, security and performance for each technology individually, and as they are strung together in composite workflows.
COVENTRY HEARSALL prospect Tom Ibbertson has strung together some impressive displays to go top of the Warwickshire Junior Order of Merit.