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Strand

n.1.One of the twists, or strings, as of fibers, wires, etc., of which a rope is composed.
v. t.1.To break a strand of (a rope).
n.1.The shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a navigable river.
Strand birds
(Zool.) See Shore birds, under Shore.
Strand plover
(Zool.) a black-bellied plover. See Illust. of Plover.
Strand wolf
(Zool.) the brown hyena.
v. t.1.To drive on a strand; hence, to run aground; as, to strand a ship.
[imp. & p. p. Stranded; p. pr. & vb. n. Stranding.]
v. i.1.To drift, or be driven, on shore to run aground; as, the ship stranded at high water.
Noun1.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"
2.strand - line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
3.strand - a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";
Synonyms: string, chain
4.strand - a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
Synonyms: fibril, filament
5.strand - a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
6.Strand - a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels
Verb1.strand - leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue; "the travellers were marooned"
Synonyms: maroon
1.Strand - AND-parallel logic programming language. Essentially flat Parlog83 with sequential-and and sequential-or eliminated.

["Strand: New Concepts on Parallel Programming", Ian Foster et al, P-H 1990]. Strand88 is a commercial implementation.
2.Strand - A query language, implemented on top of INGRES (an RDBMS). ["Modelling Summary Data", R. Johnson, Proc ACM SIGMOD Conf 1981].
animal fiber, artificial fiber, bank, beach, berm, capillament, cast away, cilium, cirrus, coast, coastland, coastline, cobweb, denier, embankment, fiber, fibrilla, filament, filamentule, flagellum, foreshore, gossamer, ground, hair, hank, ironbound coast, lido, littoral, pile up, plage, playa, riverside, riviera, rockbound coast, run aground, sands, sea margin, seabank, seabeach, seaboard, seacliff, seacoast, seashore, seaside, shingle, shipwreck, shore, shoreline, skein, submerged coast, suture, take the ground, tendril, thread, threadlet, tidewater, waterfront, waterside, web, wreck
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