the string section

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the string section

: the instruments of an orchestra (such as the cello, violin, or piano) that have strings or the musicians who play them

Word by Word Definitions

string play
  1. : a cord usually used to bind, fasten, or tie

  2. : something that resembles a string

  3. : a cord (such as a tendon or ligament) of an animal body

  1. : to equip with strings

  2. : to tune the strings of

  3. : to make tense : key up

  1. : of or relating to stringed musical instruments

section play
  1. : the action or an instance of cutting or separating by cutting

  2. : a part set off by or as if by cutting

  3. : a distinct part or portion of something written (such as a chapter, law, or newspaper)

  1. : to cut or separate into sections

  2. : to represent in sections

  3. : to become cut or separated into parts


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