Definition of Stringiness

1. n. Quality of being stringy.



Definition of Stringiness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being stringy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stringiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stringiness

stringentness
stringer
stringers
stringhalt
stringhalted
stringhalts
stringhamite
stringier
stringiest
stringification
stringified
stringifies
stringify
stringifying
stringily
stringiness (current term)
stringinesses
stringing
stringing together
stringings
stringless
stringlike
stringpiece
stringpieces
strings
strings attached
strings together
stringy
stringybark
stringybark pine

Literary usage of Stringiness

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1. Bean Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Production and Marketing of Beans by Glenn Cyrus Sevey (1907)
"This relates to habits of plants, stringiness of pods, toughness and color of ... stringiness in plants appears to be a dominant character in certain cases ..."

2. The Examination of Hydrocarbon Oils and of Saponifiable Fats and Waxes by David Holde (1915)
"Oils containing rubber make it evident by their peculiar behavior; they show a tendency to stringiness on dripping from a glass rod, or between the fingers ..."

3. The Examination of Hydrocarbon Oils and of Saponifiable Fats and Waxes by David Holde (1922)
"Although the oil during the test was at times completely thrown away from the shaft it always returned again to the bath because of its stringiness. ..."

4. Painters' Colours, Oils, and Varnishes: A Practical Manual by George Henry Hurst (1892)
"When sufficiently boiled the liquid has a certain amount of stringiness. When the gum and oil are first mixed they will not string—that is, ..."

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