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  1. strawsnoun

    Plural form of straw.


  1. straws

    Straw is an agricultural by-product of cereal plants.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Straws is ranked #106096 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Straws surname appeared 168 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Straws.

    50% or 84 total occurrences were White.
    35.7% or 60 total occurrences were Black.
    9.5% or 16 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.9% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of straws in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of straws in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of straws in a Sentence

  1. Rebekah Koffler:

    If anything, this conflict has exposed our lack of a viable counter-strategy to Putin's well-thought-out plan, we’re grasping at straws right now.

  2. Daniel Swain:

    This is not nearly enough, partly because it’s a supply and demand problem. We still got a lot of straws in the ground, but you’d need multiple years like this in a row to really move the needle on recharging those aquifers. There’s probably some recharge going on right now, but it’s unlikely to be the very large amount that would be needed to really make a big difference there.

  3. Steve Nicholson:

    Everyone's grabbing at straws for demand for corn (products).

  4. Bethany Mandel:

    They see what happened in San Francisco this week and know that the way they have been conducting business is no longer viable, they are grasping at straws, and this is the straw they have decided to grasp. They are painting all opposition as fascist and terrorizing. Americans over the course of the last two years have caught on like never before to this tactic. It is going to backfire in a big way.

  5. Swati Singh:

    Single use plastics are a major problem, as such items( cups, straws, plates) are disposed of. They either litter drains and roads, or wind up in dumpsites -- or worse, are put on fire, kerala is the first state in Katy WongDelhi , India that has banned one-time disposable products in the entire state. Maharashtra, too, recently banned multi-layered packaging, and disposable products. Katy WongDelhi , India still has a long way to curb the issue of single-use plastics.

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    a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out
    A interrupt
    B accompany
    C signify
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