verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of strand1
Words nearby strand
Definition for strand (2 of 3)
verb (used with object)
Origin of strand2
OTHER WORDS FROM strandstrandless, adjective
Definition for strand (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for strand
You can strip the red strand from a cut piece of cordage to yield flammable tinder, or leave it in place to help a strand of 550 burn even better.This essential survival tool can save your life 10 different ways|By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life|September 15, 2020|Popular Science
Those electrons move through the protein strands, ending up on iron in the mud.
One major barrier to inserting these incredibly tiny wires, which are thinner than a strand of human hair, is actually getting them past the skull and into the brain.Elon Musk is one step closer to connecting a computer to your brain|Rebecca Heilweil|August 28, 2020|Vox
When the look-alike is incorporated into a growing strand of RNA, it stops production of the genetic molecule and keeps the virus from replicating.New treatments aim to treat COVID-19 early, before it gets serious|Tina Hesman Saey|August 24, 2020|Science News
Rather than sponsoring a stage, brands like investment consultants Macro Advisory Partners and investment management firm Netwealth are sponsoring content strands.‘Lots of halo effects’: The Financial Times’ virtual lifestyle festival pivots focus to U.S., global audience|Lucinda Southern|August 14, 2020|Digiday
Using standard methods, the cost of printing DNA could run upwards of a billion dollars or more, depending on the strand.
Later in the film, when she comes on wearing a strand of pearls, he snorts, “She looks like the queen.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The beads are also a risk in and of themselves if the strand breaks.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That's why Britain, as a nation, can't handle it when a strand is out of place.
At the lower right corner, one can see that Level D is where the “guru” strand A3 finally met its demise.A Mathematically Impossible Novel: Manil Suri Explains “The City of Devi”|Manil Suri|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Winn was as much alone as if he had dropped from Charing Cross into the Strand.The Dark Tower|Phyllis Bottome
Dudley stared into his face for a few seconds inquiringly, and then quietly hooked his arm and led him along the Strand.The Wharf by the Docks|Florence Warden
They warily drew near, and descried a female figure in wild attire waving signals from the strand.Old Quebec|Sir Gilbert Parker and Claude Glennon Bryan
There wander'd a lady upon the strand, Her fair hair bound with a golden band.Sintram and His Companions|Friedrich de la Motte Fouque
He hurried up to Strand's room, but, as he had expected, found it empty.Tales From Two Hemispheres|Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen