strand

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strand

1) in rope. the largest component; composed of twisted yarn; strands are twisted (usually in the opposite direction of yarn) or braided to form rope. 2) in cable. a single wire component.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
strand (noun)
the land bordering a body of water - shore beach
strand (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to run, drive, or cause to drift onto a strand run aground
2.
to leave in a or an unfavorable place especially without funds or means to depart - strange
3.
intransitive verb
to leave (a base runner) on base at the end of an inning in baseball to become - stranded
strand (noun)
1.
Scottish & dialect English - stream
2.
Scottish & dialect English - sea
strand (noun)
1.
a) fibers or filaments twisted, plaited, or laid parallel to form a unit for further twisting or plaiting into yarn, thread, rope, or cordage
b) one of the wires twisted together or laid parallel to form a wire rope or cable
c) something (as a molecular chain) resembling a strand - a strand of DNA
2.
an element (as a yarn or thread) of a woven or plaited material
3.
an elongated or twisted and plaited body resembling a rope - a strand of pearls
4.
one of the elements interwoven in a complex whole - one strand of the novel's plot
strand (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to break a strand of (a rope) accidentally
2.
a) to form (as a rope) from - strands
b) to play out, twist, or arrange in a strand
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