a long, usually horizontal piece of timber, beam, etc., for strengthening, connecting, or supporting a framework.
a long horizontal timber beam used to strengthen or support a framework
noun 1. a person who plays an instrument of the violin family.
- String processing language
language (SPRING) [“From SPRING to SUMMER: Design, Definition and Implementation of Programming Languages for String Manipulation and Pattern Matching”, Paul Klint, Math Centre, Amsterdam 1982]. (1996-02-06)
noun 1. a musical composition, usually in three or four movements, for four stringed instruments, typically two violins, viola, and cello. 2. a first violinist, second violinist, violist, and cellist forming a group for the performance of string quartets and similar music. string quartet noun (music) 1. an instrumental ensemble consisting of two violins, one […]
- String reduction
A reduction system where an expression is represented as a string of function names, constants and parentheses. It is reduced by replacing parts of the string representing subterms by their value. It is harder to represent sharing of subexpressions in string reduction than in graph reduction. (1995-02-06)