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Definition of Strand

Strand

  1. One of the twists, or strings, as of fibers, wires, etc., of which a rope is composed.
  2. To break a strand of (a rope).
  3. The shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a navigable river.
  4. To drive on a strand; hence, to run aground; as, to strand a ship.
  5. To drift, or be driven, on shore to run aground; as, the ship stranded at high water.
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Strand Translations

strand in Dutch is aan de grond lopen, stranden
strand in French is cordon
strand in German is Strand
strand in Portuguese is costa