|1.||[ verb ] leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue|
"the travellers were marooned"
|Related terms:||abandon maroon|
|2.||[ noun ] 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"
|3.||[ noun ] line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable|
|Related terms:||line rope_yarn ply|
|4.||[ noun ] a necklace made by a stringing objects together|
"a string of beads" or "a strand of pearls"
|Related terms:||necklace string|
|5.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3473|
|6.||[ noun ] (geography) a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)|
|7.||[ noun ] a very slender natural or synthetic fiber|
|Related terms:||fiber myofibril cobweb rhizoid hypha paraphysis chromatid barb|
|8.||[ noun ] (theater,transportation,geography) a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels|
|Related terms:||street West_End|