From Academic Kids
- Strings (as a sound (voice) in electronic musical instruments and synthesizers) is an imitation of classical string ensemble's sound. Usually is used as a pad.
- Strings can also refer to the section of an orchestra or band consisting in stringed instruments.
- Strings can refer to sequences of characters in a file or computer memory.
- Strings is also the name of a Unix command used to locate printable strings in a binary file.
- Strings are also theoretical physical objects that are fundamental components of string theory.
- Strings is the nickname of Swedish rock n' roll band The Hellacopters' guitarist Robert Dahlqvist.
- Strings is the name for a program that deals with distributed shared memory  (http://www.cs.wayne.edu/~haj/html/strings.html).
- Strings can refer to thin pieces of fiber which are used to tie, bind, or hang other objects.
- Strings is also the name of a magazine published specially for students, performers, and teachers of stringed instruments, especially instruments in the violin and bass families.
See also string.