Meaning of STRAND in English


vt to break a strand of (a rope).

2. strand ·vt to drive on a strand; hence, to run aground; as, to strand a ship.

3. strand ·noun one of the twists, or strings, as of fibers, wires, ·etc., of which a rope is composed.

4. strand ·vi to drift, or be driven, on shore to run aground; as, the ship stranded at high water.

5. strand ·noun the shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a navigable river.

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