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Strand meaning

strand - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. a necklace made by a stringing objects together; " a string of beads"; " a strand of pearls";
  2. 2. leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue; " the travellers were marooned"
  3. 3. One of the twists, or strings, as of fibers, wires, etc., of which a rope is composed.
  4. 4. To break a strand of ( a rope).
  5. 5. The shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a navigable river.
  6. 6. To drive on a strand; hence, to run aground; as, to strand a ship.
  7. 7. To drift, or be driven, on shore to run aground; as, the ship stranded at high water.
  8. 8. Shore; beach; one of the parts composing a rope.

strand - examples of usage

  1. Late one afternoon Ralph stepped along the Strand to an interview with a lawyer upon business. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. Being, as they were, rather large and conveniently situated in a street mostly dedicated to offices off the Strand, people who wished to meet, either for purposes of enjoyment, or to discuss art, or to reform the State, had a way of suggesting that Mary had better be asked to lend them her rooms. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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