Something that suggests the continuousness of a fine continuous filament
He smiled, brushing a strand of hair from her cheek.
He brushed a strand of hair from her face and stroked her cheek.
Mrs. Byrne was dressed in a black jersey dress with a single strand of pearls around her neck.
where the plant lives on soil from which it absorbs its main supply of water by means of its basal rhizoids) that a water-conducting (hydrom) strand is developed.
This is the first indication of a conducting foliar strand or leaf bundle and forms an approach to leptom, though it is not so specialized as the leptom of the higher Phaeophyceae.