String

String is a flexible piece of rope or twine which is used to tie, bind, or hang other objects.

Examples of string use include:

  • Bow string, for propelling an arrow
  • Drawstring
  • Kite
  • Pullstring
  • String art
  • String bag
  • String bondage
  • String figure, design formed by weaving string around one's fingers
  • Stampede string, a long string usually made from leather or horsehair and typically run half-way around the crown of a cowboy hat

String or strings may also refer to:

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Other articles related to "string, strings":

Twelve-string Guitar - Design - Nashville Tuning
... Tuning attempts to emulate the chorus, or jangle-like quality of the 12-string guitar on a 6-string guitar by tuning the last 4 strings an octave higher ... This is normally achieved by using the higher octave string for those four courses from a 12-string set ... commonly used in recording studios to double-track an existing guitar to achieve a natural 12-string effect ...
G-string
... A G-string (alternatively gee-string or gee string) is a type of thong underwear or swimsuit, a narrow piece of cloth, leather, or plastic, that covers or holds the genitals, passes between the buttocks, and is ... The two terms G-string and thong are often used interchangeably however, they can refer to different pieces of clothing ...
Twelve-string Guitar - Design
... The strings are placed in courses of two strings each that are usually played together ... The two strings in each bass course are normally tuned an octave apart, while each pair of strings in the treble courses are tuned in unison ... The tuning of the second string in the third course (G) varies some players use a unison string while others prefer the distinctive high-pitched, bell-like quality an octave string makes in this position ...
Kashmir (song) - Overview - Music
... Plant later added the middle section and in early 1974 Jones added the string parts ... Page adopted an alternative guitar tuning the strings are tuned to 'Open Dsus4' or DADGAD ... Orchestral brass and strings with electric guitar and mellotron strings appear in the song ...
Daniel Jones (composer) - Chronological List of Works
... Overture 1944 Cloud Messenger, orchestra 1944-5 Symphony No 1946 ... Solo Cello Sonata 1946 String Quartet No 1947 ... Miscellany, 20 pieces for small orchestra ...

Famous quotes containing the word string:

    A culture may be conceived as a network of beliefs and purposes in which any string in the net pulls and is pulled by the others, thus perpetually changing the configuration of the whole. If the cultural element called morals takes on a new shape, we must ask what other strings have pulled it out of line. It cannot be one solitary string, nor even the strings nearby, for the network is three-dimensional at least.
    Jacques Barzun (b. 1907)

    The Indian remarked as before, “Must have hard wood to cook moose-meat,” as if that were a maxim, and proceeded to get it. My companion cooked some in California fashion, winding a long string of the meat round a stick and slowly turning it in his hand before the fire. It was very good. But the Indian, not approving of the mode, or because he was not allowed to cook it his own way, would not taste it.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    As I came home through the woods with my string of fish, trailing my pole, it being now quite dark, I caught a glimpse of a woodchuck stealing across my path, and felt a strange thrill of savage delight, and was strongly tempted to seize and devour him raw; not that I was hungry then, except for that wildness which he represented.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)