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Definitions of strand:
  • noun:   line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
  • noun:   a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole
    Example: "He tried to pick up the strands of his former life"
  • noun:   a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels
  • noun:   a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
  • noun:   a necklace made by a stringing objects together
    Example: "A strand of pearls"
  • noun:   a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
  • verb:   leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 25000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #3473)

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