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stranded, past participle; stranded, past tense; strands, 3rd person singular present; stranding, present participle;
  1. Drive or leave (a boat, sailor, or sea creature) aground on a shore
    • - the ships were stranded in shallow water
    • - a stranded whale
  2. Leave (someone) without the means to move from somewhere
    • - they were stranded in St. Louis by the blizzard
  1. A single thin length of something such as thread, fiber, or wire, esp. as twisted together with others
    • - a strand of cotton
    • - strands of grass
  2. A string of beads or pearls

  3. An element that forms part of a complex whole
    • - certain strands of postmodern thought

  1. a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole; "he tried to pick up the strands of his former life"; "I could hear several melodic strands simultaneously"
  2. maroon: leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue; "the travellers were marooned"
  3. line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
  4. drive (a vessel) ashore
  5. chain: a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";
  6. ground: bring to the ground; "the storm grounded the ship"
  7. Štrand (Штранд) is a popular beach on the Danube river in Novi Sad, Serbia. It is located near the Freedom Bridge, in the city quarter known as Liman.
  8. Strand is a 2008 Iranian Experimental film directed by Rouzbeh Rashidi that tells the visual bond between nostalgia and physical reality, the liquid phase produced by the condensation of Stream of consciousness will evolve through the film and manifests itself using images and sounds. ...
  9. Strand is an album by The Spinanes, released on February 27, 1996.
  10. Strand was a brand of cigarettes produced by W.D. & H.O. Wills (part of Imperial Tobacco), launched in 1959 but withdrawn in the early 1960s. The launch was accompanied by a huge television advertising campaign, You're never alone with a Strand. ...
  11. Strand was a local government district within the metropolitan area of London from 1855 to 1900.
  12. Strand was an island on the west coast of Nordfriesland in modern Germany. Formed by a stormflood in 1362, the island was split by the Burchardi flood of 1634 into the islands Nordstrand, Pellworm, and Nordstrandischmoor.
  13. The flat area of land bordering a body of water; a beach or shore; (regarding a vessel): To run aground; To leave (someone) in a difficult situation; to abandon or desert; To cause the third out of an inning to be made, leaving a runner on base
  14. A street in Westminster running from Trafalgar Square to Fleet Street
  15. (stranded) abandoned or marooned; Run aground on a shore or reef
  16. (stranded) left behind or in a helpless situation
  17. (Stranded) (2002), aka "The Swiss Family Robinson"
  18. (Stranded) A ship that goes ashore on a beach or sandbank is `stranded`. The smooth nature of sand often means the ship is undamaged and may be able to float again at high tide.
  19. (Stranded) Hartmut Albert on Fotopedia
  20. (Stranded) refers to the type of conductor in a cable. Stranded is made up of several thin pieces of copper. It is more flexible than solid.
  21. (STRANDS) A primary bundle of continuous filaments (or slivers) combined in a single compact unit without twist. These filaments (usually 51, 102 or 204) are gathered together in the forming operations.
  22. (Strands) Part of the organizational structure of the Framework. Content area standards are organized by grade level, domain (example: Reading or Listening and Speaking), strand (example: Word analysis, fluency, and systematic vocabulary development), substrand (example: Concepts about print), ...
  23. (Strands) The major components of a rope – three in a three strand rope. Each "Strand" is made up of many separate fibers.
  24. (Strands) The sides of the expanded metal design.
  25. (Strands) science has taught that in every DNA molecule in the human body, there are two strands—the basis of our genetic code or blueprint; see definition of DNA