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A single thin length of something such as thread, fibre, or wire, especially as twisted together with others
“A single strand of wire encircled the top of both the exclosures and the open units to allow for similar seed input from bird defecation into all the units.”
An element that forms part of a complex whole
“And the fifth strand of the complex of arguments in this book is the following.”
A single hair or thin lock of hair
“Not a single strand of her dark hair had escaped her complicated, coiling up-do and her clothes were stylish and wrinkle-free.”
The shore of a sea, lake, or large river
“Littor strand has had a busy season with many locals and visitors enjoying the peaceful beach and calm waters.”
To cause to remain behind
“… he just drove off, stranding her in some dinky town with just a few bucks and the clothes she was wearing.”
“… the ghostly remains of ships that had been stranded by the reef.”
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