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

 stringy /ˈstrɪŋi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 String·y a.
 1. Consisting of strings, or small threads; fibrous; filamentous; as, a stringy root.
 2. Capable of being drawn into a string, as a glutinous substance; ropy; viscid; gluely.
 Stringy bark Bot., a name given in Australia to several trees of the genus Eucalyptus (as Eucalyptus amygdalina, Eucalyptus obliqua, Eucalyptus capitellata, Eucalyptus macrorhyncha, Eucalyptus piperita, Eucalyptus pilularis, ∧ Eucalyptus tetradonta), which have a fibrous bark used by the aborigines for making cordage and cloth.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lean and sinewy [syn: wiry]
      2: (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
         [syn: fibrous, sinewy, unchewable]
      3: forming viscous or glutinous threads [syn: ropy, ropey,
      [also: stringiest, stringier]