Meaning of STRAND in English

STRAND

strand /strænd/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 1400-1500 ; Origin: Origin unknown ]

1 . a single thin piece of thread, wire, hair etc

strand of

He reached out and brushed a strand of hair away from her face.

2 . one of the parts of a story, idea, plan etc

strand of thought/opinion/argument

Plato draws all the strands of the argument together.

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