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noun as in fine thread

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Through his company, consumers will be able to cheaply make custom DNA strands, including what Heinz calls “creatures.”

But his fingers moved through her silky strands of hair, and then down her neck.

But those strands of his identity are all wound around the conspiracy that led him back to Gambia for the first time in 23 years.

The forums and message boards all cite “waking up to loose strands on your pillow” as a real indicator of significant hair loss.

For decades, there have effectively been two strands within the environmental movement in the United States and worldwide.

After being twisted the strands are wound around reels in readiness for the second, or laying process.

The former twists several strands into a rope, the latter several ropes into a cable.

Her short black curls were bound about three times with strands of pearly beads, her slim white arms were loaded with bracelets.

This is inclosed within several strands of Manilla hemp, with ten iron wires woven among them.

The golden curls lay like strands of silk on the pillow, the bright eyes were closed in healthful slumber.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strands, such as: rope, fiber, string, filament, lock, and length.

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