Main definitions of stranded in English

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stranded1

adjective

  • 1(of a boat, sailor, or sea creature) left aground on a shore.

    ‘a stranded whale’
    beached, grounded, run aground, high and dry, stuck
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    1. 1.1 Left without the means to move from somewhere.
      ‘she offers a lift to a stranded commuter’
      helpless, without assistance, without help, without resources, in difficulties
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Pronunciation:

stranded

/ˈstrandəd/

Main definitions of stranded in English

: stranded1stranded2

stranded2

adjective

  • [attributive] (of thread, rope, or similar) arranged in single thin lengths twisted together.

    ‘stranded cotton’
    [in combination] figurative ‘the many-stranded passions of the country’
    • ‘Double stranded breaks in DNA if not repaired, can result in death.’
    • ‘Some escape the many-stranded web of disadvantages.’
    • ‘The disclosed method of making a shape-stranded rope includes twisting large wires into strands by twining them in at least one layer about a core with a sheathing of a soft deformable material.’
    • ‘The native double stranded DNA molecule is known to be a poor immunogen whose immunogenic form has not yet been identified.’

Pronunciation:

stranded

/ˈstrandəd/