Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of strand.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of strand.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A great way to use up the extra trimmings of the puff pastry is to cut them into long, thin strands (about ¼-inch wide) and sprinkle with salt and dried herbs, or different seeds, or grated cheese.

    Kerry Saretsky: Franglais: Sausage en Croûte with Fennel

  • A great way to use up the extra trimmings of the puff pastry is to cut them into long, thin strands (about ¼-inch wide) and sprinkle with salt and dried herbs, or different seeds, or grated cheese.

    Kerry Saretsky: Franglais: Sausage en Croûte with Fennel

  • They are woven into the present like silk strands from the past, like a wire mesh from the future, creating an interlacing pattern, a grand design, a repeating motif.

    EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT 1/5: The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar

  • This scar tissue forms in strands that appear, in Lee's scans, much like spider silk but pull with remarkable force.

    Testing tool may help prevent blindness in preemies

  • James Bray, 9, became entangled in strands of rope and lacked strength to free himself

    Boy accidentally hanged himself on swing, inquest hears

  • Scientists are reporting evidence that contrary to our current beliefs about what is possible, intact double-stranded DNA has the “amazing” ability to recognize similarities in other DNA strands from a distance.

    Monday!

  • Now that would be an interesting movie franchise with tons of spoilers grasping to the frail, thin strands of movie etiquette.

    Sacha Baron Cohen and Will Ferrell Taking on Comedic Sherlock Holmes « FirstShowing.net

  • She did not see its flowers open like fireworks, yellow, orange, and red, the petals exploding in delicate strands from a core like the sun.

    The Sisters and the Seeds « A Fly in Amber

  • The story has two main strands: the story of Lawrence set during the second asset realisation mission to Thallspring and that of Denise Ebourn, a Thallspring native and part of the resistance movement opposing Zantiu-Braun's pirate activities.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Libertarianism is also quintessentially American: it is as fervid and utopian as the Puritan movement which founded the country, and takes certain strands of American political philosophy, the free market and the rugged individualism of the pioneer, and draws them out to their logical (some would say absurd) conclusions.

    SF Tidbits for 8/23/06

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