string bean


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string bean

n.
1.
a. A bushy or climbing tropical American plant (Phaseolus vulgaris) in the pea family, widely cultivated for its narrow green edible pods.
b. The immature green pod of this plant, eaten as a vegetable. Also called green bean, snap bean.
2. Slang A tall thin person.

string bean

n
1. (Plants) any of several bean plants, such as the scarlet runner, cultivated for their edible unripe pods. See also green bean, wax bean
2. informal a tall thin person

string′ bean`


n.
1. any of various kinds of bean, as the green bean, the unripe pods of which are used as food.
3. a tall, thin person.
[1750–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.string bean - green beans with strings that must be removedstring bean - green beans with strings that must be removed
green bean - immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
Translations
الحُبوب القَرْنِيَّه
fazolový lusk
snittebønne
strengjabaun
fazuľový struk
ayşe kadın fasulyesiçalı

string bean

nfagiolino

string

(striŋ) noun
1. (a piece of) long narrow cord made of threads twisted together, or tape, for tying, fastening etc. a piece of string to tie a parcel; a ball of string; a puppet's strings; apron-strings.
2. a fibre etc, eg on a vegetable.
3. a piece of wire, gut etc on a musical instrument, eg a violin. His A-string broke; (also adjective) He plays the viola in a string orchestra.
4. a series or group of things threaded on a cord etc. a string of beads.
verbpast tense, past participle strung (straŋ)
1. to put (beads etc) on a string etc. The pearls were sent to a jeweller to be strung.
2. to put a string or strings on (eg a bow or stringed instrument). The archer strung his bow and aimed an arrow at the target.
3. to remove strings from (vegetables etc).
4. to tie and hang with string etc. The farmer strung up the dead crows on the fence.
strings noun plural
(in an orchestra, the group of people who play) stringed instruments, ie violins, violas, 'cellos and double basses. The conductor said the strings were too loud.
ˈstringy adjective
(especially of meat or vegetables) having a lot of tough fibres.
ˈstringiness noun
string bean
the long, edible green or yellow pod of certain beans.
stringed instruments
musical instruments that have strings eg violins, guitars etc.
have (someone) on a string
to have (a person) under one's control.
pull strings
to use one's influence or that of others to gain an advantage.
pull the strings
to be the person who is really, though usually not apparently, controlling the actions of others.
string out
to stretch into a long line. The runners were strung out along the course.
strung up
very nervous.
stringent (ˈstrindʒənt) adjective
(of rules etc) very strict, or strongly enforced. There should be much more stringent laws against the dropping of rubbish in the streets.
ˈstringently adverb
ˈstringency noun
1. the quality of being strict.
2. scarcity of money for lending etc. in times of stringency; (also adjective) The government are demanding stringency measures.

string bean

n. habichuela verde.
References in classic literature ?
No more can it be explained than can a human explain why, at luncheon to-day, he selects green peas and rejects string beans, when only yesterday he elected to choose string beans and to reject green peas.
FROM string bean to giant of Irish rugby - James Ryan's rise has been spectacular.
Becky reliably informed me that Melissa - or String Bean, as I affectionately renamed her - was a micro-biologist with an incredible personality.
As a result of all this, and the fact that he is permanently on the go, we are growing ourselves a little string bean of a son, with long limbs and trousers that fall o"his waist - but he is healthy, a good weight for his increasing height, and is appreciative of the food he eats.
As a result of all this, and the fact that he is permanently on the go, we are growing ourselves a little string bean of a son, with long limbs and trousers that fall off his waist -- but he is healthy, a good weight for his increasing height, and is appreciative of the food he eats.
He leads the way with a masterly collage which unites a black cat, a green string bean, and a chestnut brown brogue.
Typically, string beans have smaller seeds than their dry bean counterparts, in some cases much smaller, while in other varieties you get a reasonable dry bean yield from "string beans." However, it is probably far more productive to save your mature string bean seeds for replanting next year.
You can prepare Golden Tandoori Seitan, Fiery Baby Artichokes, String Bean and Arugula Salad, Portobellos with Roasted Leeks and Spinach, Homemade Vegan Worcestershire Sauce, Italian Herb Burgers on Focaccia, Grilled Corn on the Cob with Piquant Sauce, Maple-Soy Tempeh over Rice, Grilled Peaches with Raspberry Sauce, and so much more.
Patience pays Trainer Jo Crowley reckons her consistent filly Destiny Of Dreams is "a bit of a string bean, a bit like me", but she again showed the right spirit to lead over two furlongs out under Ian Mongan to win the 1m2f fillies' handicap.
I Fagiolini - Italian for a string bean - will sing Caro Dolce Ben Mio from its best-selling CD, and first commercial recording of Alessandro Striggio's 1566 mass for 40 voices at the St Asaph festival.
The "string bean" country with many fjords along its jagged southern coastline:-- *