1. purse string a drawstring used to close the mouth of a purse
  2. schematic drawing diagram of an electrical or mechanical system
  3. power steering automotive steering where engineer power amplifies the torque applied to the steering wheel
  4. first-string of members of a team; not substitutes
  5. arm-twisting persuasion by the use of direct personal pressure
  6. Bermuda Triangle an area in the western Atlantic Ocean where many ships and planes are supposed to have been mysteriously lost
  7. permeating spreading or spread throughout
  8. word string a linear sequence of words as spoken or written
  9. Armstrong United States pioneering jazz trumpeter and bandleader
  10. pestering causing irritation or annoyance
  11. cosmic string (cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop
  12. rough drawing a preliminary sketch of a design or picture
  13. pedestrian a person who travels by foot
  14. Bermuda rig a rig of triangular sails for a yacht
  15. pyramiding a fraudulent business practice involving some form of pyramid scheme e.g., the chain of distribution is artificially expanded by an excessive number of distributors selling to other distributors at progressively higher wholesale prices until retail prices are unnecessarily inflated
  16. power-assisted steering automotive steering where engineer power amplifies the torque applied to the steering wheel
  17. blistering hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters
  18. hamstring one of the tendons at the back of the knee
  19. heartstrings your deepest feelings of love and compassion
  20. posturing adopting a vain conceited posture

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