• Strip Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To take off, or become divested of, clothes or covering; to undress.
  2. (v. t.) To tear off the thread from (a bolt or nut); as, the bolt is stripped.
  3. (n.) A narrow piece, or one comparatively long; as, a strip of cloth; a strip of land.
  4. (v. t.) To pass; to get clear of; to outstrip.
  5. (v. t.) To remove the metal coating from (a plated article), as by acids or electrolytic action.
  6. (n.) The issuing of a projectile from a rifled gun without acquiring the spiral motion.
  7. (v. t.) To remove fiber, flock, or lint from; -- said of the teeth of a card when it becomes partly clogged.
  8. (v. t.) To dismantle; as, to strip a ship of rigging, spars, etc.
  9. (v. t.) To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as, to strip a man of his possession, his rights, his privileges, his reputation; to strip one of his clothes; to strip a beast of his skin; to strip a tree of its bark.
  10. (v. t.) To deprive of all milk; to milk dry; to draw the last milk from; hence, to milk with a peculiar movement of the hand on the teats at the last of a milking; as, to strip a cow.
  11. (v. t.) To divest of clothing; to uncover.
  12. (v. t.) To pick the cured leaves from the stalks of (tobacco) and tie them into "hands"; to remove the midrib from (tobacco leaves).
  13. (v. t.) To tear off (the thread) from a bolt or nut; as, the thread is stripped.
  14. (v. t.) To pull or tear off, as a covering; to remove; to wrest away; as, to strip the skin from a beast; to strip the bark from a tree; to strip the clothes from a mans back; to strip away all disguisses.
  15. (n.) A trough for washing ore.
  16. (v. i.) To fail in the thread; to lose the thread, as a bolt, screw, or nut. See Strip, v. t., 8.
  17. (v. t.) To pare off the surface of, as land, in strips.

Bare, Clean, Denudate, Denude, Deprive, Despoil, Discase, Dismantle, Disrobe, Divest, Foray, Leach, Loot, Peel, Pillage, Plunder, Ransack, Reave, Rifle, Slip, Uncase, Unclothe, Undress,

• Stripe Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colors, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.
  2. (n.) A strip, or long, narrow piece attached to something of a different color; as, a red or blue stripe sewed upon a garment.
  3. (n.) A long, narrow discoloration of the skin made by the blow of a lash, rod, or the like.
  4. (v. t.) To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different colors or textures; to variegate with stripes.
  5. (n.) A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different color or structure from the ground; hence, any linear variation of color or structure; as, a stripe, or streak, of red on a green ground; a raised stripe.
  6. (n.) Color indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort; as, persons of the same political stripe.
  7. (v. t.) To strike; to lash.
  8. (n.) The chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned officer.
  9. (n.) A stroke or blow made with a whip, rod, scourge, or the like, such as usually leaves a mark.

Band, Banding, Chevron, Streak,

• Striping Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stripe