strand - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/strænd/
singularstrand
pluralstrands
  1. 1
    a single thin piece of something, for example wire, cotton, or hair

    She tucked a strand of hair behind her ear.

  2. 2
    one of the different aspects of something

    The reader’s job is to unravel the strands of the mystery.

    There are many different strands within feminist thought.