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verb [transitive]     string pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlestringing
past tensestrung
past participlestrung
  1. 1
    to pass a string through several things in order to make a chain
  2. 2
    to hang something between two objects

    She strung a hammock between two trees.

  3. 3
    to hang things in a line
    string something on/around/along/across something:

    Lights were strung all around the patio.

  4. 4
    to put strings on a musical instrument or on a sports racket
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