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Definition of the adjective stringy
What does stringy mean as an attribute of a noun?
Stringy is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.
adjective - degrees: more stringy / stringier | most stringy / stringiest
- lean and sinewy
- (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
- forming viscous or glutinous threads
- consisting of or containing string or strings
Alternative definition of the adjective stringy
- Being comprised of, or bearing a resemblance to that comprised of, string or strings.
- Stringy is a fictional character from the 2002 film City of God.
- Stringy is a fictional character from the 1948 film Race Street.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Stringy
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A Botanical Dictionary (1805)
Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne
a little root : the stringy or fibrous part of the root, which generally terminates the stock or main root, and penetrating into the foil, attracts moisture and nourishment for the support of the vegetable.
by Carla Emery
It'sessential toharvest it veryyoung, whenit's at its mildest; the older it gets,the stronger theflavor, and the leaves getting toughand stringy too.For mildest flavor, pick when the leaves are only 3to6 weeks old and the plant is under6 inches high .
Encyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)
Mixed sciences, vol. 6
Boil four hours, or until stringy. When mixed, it will produce about five gallons and a half. 8 pounds of the best gum animi, 2 gallons of clarified oil, 3'} gallons of turpentine. Boil as usual. To be mixed and strained hot, and put into the former pot ...
by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson
stringy selvage See slack selvage. stringy wool Matted wool that often results from poor scouring. Stringy wool is difficult to process. See scouring 1. strip dyeing Denotes ...
by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger
Pithy, woody, or excessively stringy celery is undesirable. Soft ...
by Brent Douglas Galloway
<t6kwt > or <takwt>, possible root or stem //takwt// or //tSkwt//, root meaning unknown but related to DESC stringy <st0tekWtiqW>, strs //s-ta[-C19-]kwt=iq'"//, ABDF ...
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Stringy Euchalypt trees heading down Double Creek path
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29/365 Funny what you find now and again... #365 #365photochallenge #365days #string #photography #squareformat #yarn #knot
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- Stringy lichen
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- Stringy tree
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- Stringy Toy
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- Stringy Bark Screen
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- Stringy Vines
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- Stringy bark
This species of Eucalyptus trees shed their bark in long strips, hence stringy bark name.
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- Stringy Branches
You almost expect to see monkeys, or perhaps Tarzan, swinging from the banyan tree vines - which aren't vines at all, but roots.
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- Pretty stringy thingies!
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- Stringy Jelly
Love the lines! Canon PowerShot SX210 IS. Filtered by Instagram.
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- Pink stringy flowers
No idea what these are called
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- More Pandanus Dancing with the Stringy Barks
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- This grass is all stringy.
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Scrabble value of S1T1R1I1N1G2Y4
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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