1. spring-cleaning the activity of cleaning a house thoroughly at the end of winter
  2. strengthening the act of increasing the strength of something
  3. string along move or come along
  4. strangling the act of suffocating by constricting the windpipe
  5. steering linkage mechanism consisting of a system of rods and levers connected to the front wheels of a motor vehicle; the steering gear pushes it left or right which swivels the front wheels, causing the vehicle to turn
  6. spring training preseason training during the spring
  7. strong-growing tending to spread quickly
  8. dry cleaning the act of cleaning with a solvent other than water
  9. spring-clean thoroughly clean the entire house, often done only once a year
  10. string line line across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game
  11. strong-smelling having a strong odor
  12. ethnic cleansing the mass expulsion and killing of one ethnic or religious group in an area by another ethnic or religious group in that area
  13. stringent demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
  14. authoring language software that can be used to develop interactive computer programs without the technically demanding task of computer programming
  15. spring cleavers annual having the stem beset with curved prickles
  16. reading clinic a clinic for people with reading disabilities
  17. strong drink an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  18. string bean green beans with strings that must be removed
  19. street cleaner a worker employed to clean streets
  20. town planning determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a community