stringing

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stringing

  1. present participle of string

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stringing (countable and uncountable, plural stringings)

  1. (countable, uncountable) The act by which something is strung.
    • 1948, Alfred Louis Bacharach, The music masters: including Lives of the great composers (page 47)
      One of the family's diversions was singing "quodlibets." These "what-you-wills" were simply stringings together of various melodies []
  2. (uncountable) A defect in 3D printing where strings or whiskers of material are left on the finished product.
    Synonym: oozing
    • 2015, Joan Horvath, ‎Rich Cameron, 3D Printing with MatterControl (page 153)
      When a printer is extruding and has open spaces in a layer, printers pull the filament back so that stringing does not occur.

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