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Noun: strand  strand
  1. 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"
     
  2. Line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
     
  3. A necklace made by a stringing objects together
    "a strand of pearls";
    - chain, string
     
  4. A very slender natural or synthetic fibre
    - fibril, filament
     
  5. A poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
Verb: strand  strand
  1. Leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue
    "the travellers were stranded";
    - maroon
     
  2. Drive (a vessel) ashore
     
  3. Bring to the ground
    "the storm stranded the ship";
    - ground, run aground
Noun: Strand
  1. A street in west central London famous for its theatres and hotels

Derived forms: stranded, strands, stranding

Type of: abandon, desert, desolate, fiber [US], fibre [Brit, Cdn], form, forsake, land, line, necklace, pattern, shape, shore, street

Part of: West End

Encyclopedia: Strand, Rogaland