Strand

A filament. Also, the single or each of the two chains of nucleotides that make up RNA and DNA.

Strand

Strand Electric, famous English stage lighting company, now represented all over the world. Once boasted that every theatre in the world owned at least one piece of Strand equipment. Founded in 1914 by two London theatre electricians - Arthur Earnshaw and Phillip Sheridan.

Strand

One of the wires that made up a stranded conductor.
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Strand

The SHORE or BEACH of the ocean or a large lake. The land bordering any large body of water, especially a sea or an arm of the ocean.
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strand

[n] - a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides) 2. [n] - a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels 3. [n] - a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole 4. [n] - line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to for...
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Strand

See tow.
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Strand

Strand noun [ Probably from Dutch streen a skein; akin to German strähne a skein, lock of hair, strand of a rope.] One of the twists, or strings, as of fibers, wires, etc., of which a rope is composed.
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Strand

Strand transitive verb To break a strand of (a rope).
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Strand

Strand intransitive verb To drift, or be driven, on shore to run aground; as, the ship stranded at high water.
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strand

<geography> The shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a navigable river. Strand birds. ... <zoology> The brown hyena. ... Origin: AS. Strand; akin to D, G, Sw, & Dan. Strand, Icel. Strond. ... (26 Nov 1998) ...
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strand

noun a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole; `he tried to pick up the strands of his former life`; `I could hear several melodic strands simultaneously`
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strand

(strand) a thread or fiber or a structure resembling one. antisense strand the strand of a double-stranded nucleic acid that is complementary to the sense strand; in DNA it is the template on which the mRNA is synthesized. coding strand , sense strand ...
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Strand

• (n.) One of the twists, or strings, as of fibers, wires, etc., of which a rope is composed. • (v. t.) To break a strand of (a rope). • (v. i.) To drift, or be driven, on shore to run aground; as, the ship stranded at high water. • (v. t.) To drive on a strand; hence, to run aground; as, to strand a ship. • (n.) The shore,...
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Strand

(from the article `motion picture, history of the`) ...which exhibitors quickly accommodated by replacing their storefronts with large, elegantly appointed new theatres in the major urban centres (one ...
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strand

strand 1. A complex of fibers or filaments that have been twisted together to form a cable, rope, thread, or yarn. 2. A single filament; such as, a fiber or thread, of a woven or braided material. 3. A wisp or tress of hair. 4. Something that is plaited or twisted; such as, a rope-like length; a strand of pearls; a strand of DNA. 5. One of the ...
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strand

one of the wires of a stranded conductor
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strand

one of the individual wires of a stranded conductor
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Strand

Strand, street in London, England, roughly parallel with the Thames River, running from the Temple to Trafalgar Square. It is a street of law courts, hotels, theaters, and office buildings and is the main artery between the City and the West End.
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strand

Type: Term Pronunciation: strand Definitions: 1. In microbiology, a filamentous or threadlike structure.
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Strand

[cigarette] Strand was a brand of cigarettes produced by W.D. & H.O. Wills (part of Imperial Tobacco), launched in 1959 but withdrawn in the early 1960s. The launch was accompanied by a huge television advertising campaign, You`re never alone with a Strand. They also ran advertisements in newspapers offering a free pack of Strand cigarettes...
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Strand

[programming language] Strand is a high-level symbolic language for parallel computing, similar in syntax to Prolog. Artificial Intelligence Ltd were awarded the British Computer Society Award for Technical Innovation 1989 for Strand88. The language was created by computer scientists Ian Foster and Stephen Taylor. ...
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Strand

[island] Strand was an island on the west coast of Nordfriesland in the Duchy of Schleswig, which was a fiefdom of the Danish crown. Now the area belongs to Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany. The island was formed by the Grote Mandrenke, a huge storm tide that occurred on January 16, 1362. Many villages and towns along the Danish coast...
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