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. strong-smelling having a strong odor
  4. strangling the act of suffocating by constricting the windpipe
  5. string along move or come along
  6. strong-growing tending to spread quickly
  7. dry cleaning the act of cleaning with a solvent other than water
  8. strangler fig a strangler tree native to southern Florida and West Indies
  9. 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
  10. strong drink an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  11. spring-clean thoroughly clean the entire house, often done only once a year
  12. string line line across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game
  13. Schrodinger equation the fundamental equation of wave mechanics
  14. struggling engaged in a struggle to overcome especially poverty or obscurity
  15. strangulation the act of suffocating by constricting the windpipe
  16. 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
  17. springer spaniel a large spaniel with wavy silky coat usually black or liver and white
  18. straggling spreading out in different directions
  19. street cleaner a worker employed to clean streets
  20. string section the section of an orchestra that plays stringed instruments