• Strip Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To take off, or become divested of, clothes or covering; to undress.
- (v. t.) To tear off the thread from (a bolt or nut); as, the bolt is stripped.
- (n.) A narrow piece, or one comparatively long; as, a strip of cloth; a strip of land.
- (v. t.) To pass; to get clear of; to outstrip.
- (v. t.) To remove the metal coating from (a plated article), as by acids or electrolytic action.
- (n.) The issuing of a projectile from a rifled gun without acquiring the spiral motion.
- (v. t.) To remove fiber, flock, or lint from; -- said of the teeth of a card when it becomes partly clogged.
- (v. t.) To dismantle; as, to strip a ship of rigging, spars, etc.
- (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.
- (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.
- (v. t.) To divest of clothing; to uncover.
- (v. t.) To pick the cured leaves from the stalks of (tobacco) and tie them into "hands"; to remove the midrib from (tobacco leaves).
- (v. t.) To tear off (the thread) from a bolt or nut; as, the thread is stripped.
- (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.
- (n.) A trough for washing ore.
- (v. i.) To fail in the thread; to lose the thread, as a bolt, screw, or nut. See Strip, v. t., 8.
- (v. t.) To pare off the surface of, as land, in strips.
• Stripe Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colors, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.
- (n.) A strip, or long, narrow piece attached to something of a different color; as, a red or blue stripe sewed upon a garment.
- (n.) A long, narrow discoloration of the skin made by the blow of a lash, rod, or the like.
- (v. t.) To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different colors or textures; to variegate with stripes.
- (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.
- (n.) Color indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort; as, persons of the same political stripe.
- (v. t.) To strike; to lash.
- (n.) The chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned officer.
- (n.) A stroke or blow made with a whip, rod, scourge, or the like, such as usually leaves a mark.
• Striping Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stripe