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stranded

adjective strand·ed \ˈstran-dəd\

Definition of STRANDED

:  having a strand or strands especially of a specified kind or number —usually used in combination <double-stranded DNA>
strand·ed·ness noun

Examples of STRANDED

  1. <stranded whales often die because their bodies overheat on the hot sand>

First Known Use of STRANDED

1769

Related to STRANDED

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Rhymes with STRANDED

stranded

adjective strand·ed \ˈstran-dəd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STRANDED

:  having a strand or strands especially of a specified kind or number—usually used in combination <the double-stranded molecule of DNA>
strand·ed·ness noun

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