stringing

noun
string·​ing | \ ˈstriŋ-iŋ How to pronounce stringing (audio) \

Definition of stringing

1 : lines of inlay in furniture decoration
2 : the material with which a racket is strung

Examples of stringing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the bottom limb, make an extra set of grooves for the bow stringer, a separate string used to bend the bow for stringing. Andrew Del-colle, Popular Mechanics, "How to Make Your Own Bow and Arrow By Hand," 16 Aug. 2020 Doll stringing will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donation is $6 for adults; free for children younger than 12 with adult. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Animal shelter opens “Cat Catio Café”," 30 Sep. 2019 They were also charged with stringing along some timeshare owners along with additional false claims, and often convinced them to pay for additional closing costs or other fees. Paul Brinkmann, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Timeshare case forces surrender of Rolex, cars, coins," 7 May 2018 Jim Phelan Twenty minutes into Tuesday’s climb, Phelan got to the top of the pole and started repairing pulleys, re-stringing ropes and tightening the wobbly brass ball with a wrench. Sarah Gish, kansascity, "Steeplejack Jim Phelan climbs Kansas City's city hall flagpole | The Kansas City Star," 20 Dec. 2017 Tankersley remembers a few years ago when Rafael Nadal dropped off his rackets and then walked into the stringing room. USA TODAY, "For US Open racket stringers, lots of tension, little thanks," 1 Sep. 2017 But downturns for Chris Davis, Mark Trumbo, Adam Jones and J.J. Hardy have made stringing runs together difficult. Jon Meoli, baltimoresun.com, "Orioles' run-production deficiencies being overshadowed by pitching in June swoon," 14 June 2017

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First Known Use of stringing

1812, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Stringing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stringing. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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