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stranded

[ stran-did ]
/ ˈstræn dɪd /
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adjective

composed of a specified number or kind of strands (usually used in combination): a five-stranded rope.

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Origin of stranded

First recorded in 1805–15; strand2 + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM stranded

strand·ed·ness, nounun·strand·ed, adjective
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