string of words

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Noun1.string of words - a linear sequence of words as spoken or writtenstring of words - a linear sequence of words as spoken or written
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
sentence - a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences"
syntagm, syntagma - a syntactic string of words that forms a part of some larger syntactic unit
string - a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)
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Banish from your delivery the string of words "Are you finished working on that?
Challenging, volatile, frustrating: there are a string of words southern New South Wales grain grower Roy Hamilton could use to describe one of the toughest seasons he has known.
An "expression" is usually a spoken utterance, a string of words, a video of a gesture, or a combination of these inputs.
Try to think of a single word that can replace a string of words.
How does one make something beautiful from a string of words and longings, from memories and imaginings and, more practically, from computers and books and piles of almonds?
I guess it just detached itself from the crowded jumble of fancies and images, coming forward like a passing word, like a sentence some fellow said to me in the course of my day, a string of words I didn't hear properly at the time and so the phrase hung there, waiting for the right moment to release its full impact on me.
A keyword is a word or string of words that users type into a search engine to find web content that matches what they are looking for.
Thus the phrase "Turkish democracy" is now nothing but a meaningless string of words, uttered only out of habit.
Thoughts and ideas come naturally to them and get transformed into a smooth string of words conforming to the rules of poetry.
Passport Office policy states that a string of words that would not normally be recognised as a name should not be entered on the personal details page.
It read: "Where an applicant changes his or her name to a string of words or phrases that would not normally be recognised as a name, this should not be entered onto the personal details page of the passport.
For too many people, one or more of such phrases becomes a kind of a signature tune, they are identified by a specific string of words.