countable and uncountable; strings

string (countable and uncountable; plural strings)

  1. (countable) A long, thin and flexible structure made from threads twisted together.
  2. (uncountable) Such a structure considered as a substance.
  3. (countable) Any long, thin and flexible object.
    a violin string
  4. (countable) A cohesive substance taking the form of a string.
    The string of spittle dangling from his chin was most unattractive
  5. (countable) A series of items or events.
    a string of successes
  6. (countable) (computer science) A sequence of characters stored consecutively in memory and capable of being processed as a single entity.
  7. (strings; plural) (music) Collectively, the stringed instruments in an orchestra.
  8. (strings; plural) Conditions, especially undesirable ones.
    It looks like a good offer, but there are strings attached.


  • (long, thin structure): cord, rope, line
  • (this structure as a substance): cord, rope, twine
  • (anything long and thin):
  • (cohesive substance in the form of a string):
  • (series of items or events): sequence, series
  • (sequence of characters in computing):
  • (stringed instruments): string section
  • (conditions): conditions, provisos

6 letters in word "string": G I N R S T.

No anagrams for string found in this word list.

Words found within string:

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