Textual thesaurus for "Strand"

(noun) chain, strand, string

a necklace made by a stringing objects together

a string of beads; a strand of pearls;

(noun) strand

line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable

(noun) strand

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

(noun) strand

a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)

(noun) fibril, filament, strand

a very slender natural or synthetic fiber

(verb) ground, run aground, strand

bring to the ground

the storm grounded the ship

(verb) strand

drive (a vessel) ashore

(verb) maroon, strand

leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue

the travellers were marooned