1. string orchestra an orchestra playing only stringed instruments
  2. Sterculia rupestris large tree of Queensland having cream-colored flowers blotched with red inside; sometimes placed in genus Sterculia
  3. symphony orchestra a large orchestra; can perform symphonies
  4. string of words a linear sequence of words as spoken or written
  5. string of beads several beads threaded together on a string
  6. drinking straw a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth
  7. dance orchestra a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
  8. string cheese cheese formed in long strings twisted together
  9. string theory (particle physics) a theory that postulates that subatomic particles are one-dimensional strings
  10. stringent demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
  11. strong force (physics) the interaction that binds protons and neutrons together in the nuclei of atoms; mediated by gluons
  12. strangler tree an epiphytic vine or tree whose aerial roots extend down the trunk of a supporting tree and coalesce around it eventually strangling the tree
  13. strong-armer an aggressive and violent young criminal
  14. strange attractor an attractor for which the approach to its final point in phase space is chaotic
  15. string quartet an instrumental quartet with 2 violins and a viola and a cello
  16. string quartette an instrumental quartet with 2 violins and a viola and a cello
  17. Triangulum Australe a small bright constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Circinus and Apus
  18. Selaginella rupestris tufted spikemoss forming loose spreading mats
  19. stringed instrument a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
  20. strong breeze wind moving 25-31 knots; 6 on the Beaufort scale