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String or strings may refer to:

  • String (structure), a long flexible structure made from threads twisted together, which is used to tie, bind, or hang other objects


  • String Lake, a lake in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, United States.


Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]





Instruments and types of groups[edit]

  • String (music), the flexible element that produces vibrations and sound in string instruments
  • String instrument, a musical instrument that produces sound through vibrating strings
  • String orchestra, orchestra composed solely or primarily of instruments from the string family
  • String piano, a pianistic extended technique in which sound is produced by direct manipulation of the strings, rather than striking the piano's keys
  • String quartet, musical ensemble of four string players, common in chamber music ensembles
  • String section ("the strings"), section of a larger symphony orchestra composed of string musicians

Albums and EPs[edit]


  • "Strings", by Blink-182 from Buddha, 1994
  • "Strings", by Shawn Mendes from Handwritten, 2015
  • "Strings, Strings", by Gerald Levert from G, 2000

Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • "String", a Monty Python sketch about a marketing campaign for string, appearing initially on their Contractual Obligation Album
  • String, a character controlled by Marik in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Japanese manga
  • Silly String, a child's toy, also known as aerosol string
  • "String Theory", a season 4 episode of The Shield



Foods and cooking[edit]

  • String of a bean, in cooking, is the hard fibrous spine that runs the length of the pod in all but stringless varieties
  • String bean, a name for several different varieties of bean
  • String cheese, a common name for several different types of cheese
  • String hopper, a rice noodle dish


  • String graph, an intersection graph of curves in the plane; each curve is called a "string"
  • String group, in group theory

Science and computing[edit]


  • STRING (Search Tool for the Retrieval of Interacting Genes/Proteins), a database and web resource of known and predicted protein-protein interactions

Computer sciences[edit]


  • Brock string, an instrument used in vision therapy
  • String galvanometer, an instrument that provided the first practical electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • String sign, a medical term used in diagnosing hypertrophy pyloric stenosis


  • Cosmic string, a hypothetical 1-dimensional (spatially) topological defect in various fields
  • Dirac string, a fictitious one-dimensional curve in space, stretching between two magnetic monopoles
  • String theory, a popular grand unified theory
    • String (physics), one of the main objects of study in string theory
    • Black string is a higher-dimensional (more than 4-dimensional) generalization of a black hole


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