- stringed instrument,
- stringer bead,
Origin of stringer
Examples from the Web for stringer
“They always seem to be on the move,” said Rodrigo Soberanes, a stringer for AP in Veracruz.
The real goal was going from this stringer service to become a network cameraman.How ‘Transcendence’ Director Wally Pfister Became Christopher Nolan’s Secret Weapon|Andrew Romano|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The British-born Stringer likened Letterman to the satirical tradition of comedy in his home country.David Letterman Surprises CBS and Announces His Retirement|Lloyd Grove|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A “stringer,” in the parlance of foreign correspondents, Sundaram sold stories to The New York Times and the Associated Press.
Stringer depicts a country that is beset by complications of both past imperialism and current globalism.
Rowing home the stringer parted through chafing on the side of the boat and the bass went their respective ways.Days in the Open|Lathan A. Crandall
Leaning it against the wreck, he found a rest for his hand and lifted himself to a stringer.Johnstone of the Border|Harold Bindloss
Unlike that of Morgan, Stringer's dismissal appears to have been based on reasonably good grounds.Drug Supplies in the American Revolution|George B. Griffenhagen
"Some of Stringer's people seem to have stolen the cheque from Mr. Soames," said the archdeacon.The Last Chronicle of Barset|Anthony Trollope
The test was recently made at the works of the Keystone Bridge Company, by means of hydraulic power applied at stringer points.
- a long horizontal beam that is used for structural purposes
- another name for stringboard
"newspaper correspondent paid by length of copy," 1950, probably from earlier figurative sense of "one who strings words together" (1774); agent noun from string (v.).