shoestring

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shoestring

[shü‚striŋ]
(geology)
A long, relatively straight and narrow sedimentary body having a width/thickness ratio of less than 5:1, usually 1:1.
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Discounters Wal-Mart and Bi-Mart sell shoes in town, but Shoestrings has a more upscale inventory: Naturalizer, Keds, New Balance, Rockport, Hush Puppies, Skechers and Nike, among others.
This activity imaginatively uses a shoestring to demonstrate how a heavily weighted pendulum will swing a different number of times compared to one with a much lighter weight.
Gulfstream, developed by the Houston's people, does feature sandwiches, however, with its star effort a tuna burger and shoestrings ($10 at lunchtime, $12 at dinner).