a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels
a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
a necklace made by a stringing objects together
"a string of beads"
"a strand of pearls"
line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
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"
bring to the ground
"the storm grounded the ship"
- run aground
drive (a vessel) ashore
leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue
"the travellers were marooned"