a market town in SW Scotland, in W Dumfries and Galloway: fishing port with a ferry service to Northern Ireland. Pop: 10 851 (2001)
noun 1. a narrow strip of flexible material, especially leather, as for fastening or holding things together. 2. a looped band by which an item may be held, pulled, lifted, etc., as a bootstrap or a ring that standing passengers may hold on to in a bus, subway, or the like. 3. a strop for […]
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strap cell n. An elongated tumor cell of uniform width that may show cross-striations.
verb (used without object) 1. to travel as a straphanger.
noun 1. a passenger who stands in a crowded bus or subway train and holds onto a strap or other support suspended from above. 2. any user of such public transportation. noun 1. (informal) a passenger in a bus, train, etc, who has to travel standing, esp by holding on to a strap strainer