String


String

Wiktionarypar|stringGenerally, string is a thin, flexible piece of rope or twine which is used to tie, bind, or hang other objects. String can be made from a variety of fibres.

Examples of string use include:
* String figures, designs formed by weaving string around one's fingers
* A bow string, an essential part of a bow.
* In musical instruments such as below.

String may also refer to:

In science, computers or mathematics:
* String (computer science), a sequence of symbols or digits in computer programming
** String literal, the notation for representing a string value within the text of a computer program
** String searching algorithm
** strings (Unix), a Unix program for finding character strings in binary files
* String theory, a popular grand unified theory
** String (physics), one of the main objects of study in string theory
** Cosmic String, a hypothetical 1-dimensional (spatially) topological defect in various fields.

In music:
* String instrument, a musical instrument that produces sound through vibrating strings
* Strings (music), flexible material that provides vibrations in string instruments
* String section, the violins, violas, cellos and double basses of an orchestra, often abbreviated as "strings"
* Strings (Pakistani pop band), a pop band from Pakistan
* String (Thai pop), a genre of Thai pop music

In sport:
* Strings (tennis), the part of a tennis racquet which make contact with the ball

Other meanings:
* G-string, a minimal type of underclothing that covers the genitals without covering the buttocks
* Strings (2004 film), a movie directed by Anders Rønnow Klarlund
* Strings (1991 film), a Canadian Genie Award-winning and Oscar-nominated animated short
* A character controlled by Marik in the Yu-Gi-Oh! series
* String bridge, the passage into the Gardens of Allah in Islam
* "String" is a Monty Python sketch about a marketing campaign for string, appearing initially on their "Contractual Obligation Album"


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  • String — (str[i^]ng), n. [OE. string, streng, AS. streng; akin to D. streng, G. strang, Icel. strengr, Sw. str[ a]ng, Dan. str[ae]ng; probably from the adj., E. strong (see {Strong}); or perhaps originally meaning, twisted, and akin to E. strangle.] 1. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • string — [striŋ] n. [ME streng < OE, akin to Ger strang: see STRONG] 1. a) a thin line of twisted fiber used for tying, pulling, fastening, etc.; slender cord or thick thread b) a narrow strip of leather or cloth for fastening shoes, clothing, etc.;… …   English World dictionary

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