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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... 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 ...
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 ... 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 ...
Daniel Jones (composer) - Chronological List of Works
1944-5 Symphony No 1946 ... Solo Cello Sonata 1946 String Quartet No 1947 ... Miscellany, 20 pieces for small orchestra 1947 Sonata for Three Non-Chromatic Kettledrums 1947 ...
Twelve-string Guitar - Design - Nashville Tuning
... The Nashville 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 ... is commonly used in recording studios to double-track an existing guitar to achieve a natural 12-string effect ...

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