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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 strandstrand·less, 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
A loose strand across my forearm in the morning, later one at my desk.Birth Control Made My Hair Fall Out, and I’m Not the Only One|Molly Oswaks|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That's why Britain, as a nation, can't handle it when a strand is out of place.
It had come on to rain, and the raw dampness mingled itself with the dusky uproar of the Strand.Confidence|Henry James
To supply the demand for galvanised signalling and fencing cords, the machines must turn out 15,000 yards of strand per day.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
With the movement a strand of the corn-gold hair came tumbling down the side of her face.Uncanny Tales|Various
A very interesting promenade for a stranger is that to the Strand, or “Maytown,” as it is likewise called.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
It extends from the Strand to Holborn, the two principal business arteries of London.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy