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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 strand /ˈstrænd/
 繩索之一股,繩,串,海濱,河岸(vi.)擱淺(vt.)使擱淺,使落後,使陷于困境,弄斷

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 strand /ˈstrænd/ 名詞
 絲條,線,鏈,股,海灘,海濱,束

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strand n.  One of the twists, or strings, as of fibers, wires, etc., of which a rope is composed.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strand, v. t. To break a strand of (a rope).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strand, n.  The shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a navigable river.
 Strand birds. Zool. See Shore birds, under Shore.
 Strand plover Zool., a black-bellied plover. See Illust. of Plover.
 Strand wolf Zool., the brown hyena.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strand, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stranded; p. pr. & vb. n. Stranding.] To drive on a strand; hence, to run aground; as, to strand a ship.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strand v. i. To drift, or be driven, on shore to run aground; as, the ship stranded at high water.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 strand
      n 1: a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole;
           "he tried to pick up the strands of his former life"; "I
           could hear several melodic strands simultaneously"
      2: line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are
         twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
      3: a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string
         of beads"; "a strand of pearls"; [syn: chain, string]
      4: a very slender natural or synthetic fiber [syn: fibril, filament]
      5: a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered
         and uncovered by the tides)
      6: a street in west central London famous for its theaters and
         hotels
      v : leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue; "the
          travellers were marooned" [syn: maroon]