Blackwater airdropped supplies to stranded soldiers of the 82nd Airborne for free until the Air Force provided a contract.
She was stranded and died on Nikumaroro Island, and her remains were carried off by crabs.
Wisely, we did, and then made for a small café that served a clientele of recently stranded refugees.
Wilson died in Talcottville in 1972, but not before chronicling life in that stranded countryside.
Such was the case during a soirée in the 1991 Seinfeld episode, "The stranded."
Betimes, he seeks a lower level, and may be found upon a stranded, uplifted snag.
A rope is stranded when one of its strands is broken by chafing, or by a strain.
We gave them a feeling of hope and profit; we sent a tidal wave of water and confidence into their stranded affairs.
But there was no alternative, so the vessel was stranded on Penguin Island.
For how much longer would he be stranded on an insane planet, surrounded by degraded, insane beings?
"shore," Old English strand, from Proto-Germanic *strandas (cf. Danish and Swedish strand "beach, shore, strand," Old Norse strönd "border, edge, shore," Middle Low German strant, German Strand, Dutch strand "beach"), perhaps from PIE root *ster- "to stretch out." Strictly, the part of a shore that lies between the tide-marks. Formerly also used of river banks, hence the London street name (1246).
"fiber of a rope, string, etc.," late 15c., probably from Old French estran, from a Germanic source akin to Old High German streno "lock, tress, strand of hair," Middle Dutch strene, German Strähne "skein, strand," of unknown origin.
1620s, "to drive aground on a shore," from strand (n.1); figurative sense of "leave helpless" is first recorded 1837. Related: Stranded; stranding.