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Strand,

street in London, England, roughly parallel with the Thames River, running from the Temple to Trafalgar Square. It is a street of law courts, hotels, theaters, and office buildings and is the main artery between the City and the West End.

strand

[strand]
(engineering)
One of a number of steel wires twisted together to form a wire rope or cable or an electrical conductor.
A thread, yarn, string, rope, wire, or cable of specified length.
One of the fibers or filaments twisted or laid together into yarn, thread, rope, or cordage.
(geology)
A beach bordering a sea or an arm of an ocean.
(navigation)
To run aground; term strand usually refers to a serious grounding, while the term “ground” refers to any grounding, however slight.
(textiles)
An element of a woven material.

strand

1. A number of individual steel wires twisted together.
2. A number of individual steel wires laid together (not twisted).
3. In pre-stressed concrete, a type of prestressing tendon.

strand

1 Chiefly poetic
1. a shore or beach
2. a foreign country

strand

2
1. a set of or one of the individual fibres or threads of string, wire, etc., that form a rope, cable, etc.
2. a single length of string, hair, wool, wire, etc.

Strand

the. a street in W central London, parallel to the Thames: famous for its hotels and theatres

Strand

(1)
AND-parallel logic programming language. Essentially flat Parlog83 with sequential-and and sequential-or eliminated.

["Strand: New Concepts on Parallel Programming", Ian Foster et al, P-H 1990]. Strand88 is a commercial implementation.

Strand

(2)
A query language, implemented on top of INGRES (an RDBMS). ["Modelling Summary Data", R. Johnson, Proc ACM SIGMOD Conf 1981].
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Algorithm 1: Separation of DNA Strand Input: double stranded DNA strand Output: two separated single stranded DNA strands begin let s1 [left arrow] dnaStrand ; let m - numberOfThreads ; let n [left arrow] length(s1) ; foreach i [left arrow] 1 to m do break s1 into two single strands ; end end
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Another irony of this shot is that it didn't matter that Strand was so careful, at this stage of his career, about not letting his subject know he was shooting.
The circumferential region along the length of the strand forms a base plane for the elongated pile article, and the pile filaments along a lower side for each row adjacent the base plane define a lower filament plane for each row that is at an angular orientation within 10 degrees to the base plane.
6-inch strand proposal, manufacturers also wanted to maintain the minimum spacing between the strands at 2.