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Definitions of strip

  1. To make naked; deprive of a covering; skin or peel, as an orange; to pull off; as, to strip bark from a tree; to deprive; rob; as, to strip a man of his riches; plunder; as, to strip riches from a man; milk dry, as a cow. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To pull off in strips or stripes: to tear off: to deprive of a covering: to skin: to make bare: to expose: to deprive: to make destitute: to plunder. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To pull off; deprive of a covering; make naked or destitute; plunder. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To pull off the covering from. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To rob; plunder. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To remove something from. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To tear or cut into strips. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. To undress. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. To undress:-pr.p. stripping; pa.t. and pa.p. stripped. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. draw the last milk (of cows) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. remove a constituent from a liquid; in chemistry Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. To come off in strips. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. To pull or tear off, as a covering; to deprive of a covering; to skin; to deprive; to bereave; to divest; to pillage; to press out the milk of; to unrig. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. To pull or tear off; to make bare or naked by depriving of a covering; to make destitute; to plunder. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. Stripping. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. an airfield without normal airport facilities Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. a sequence of drawings in a newspaper telling a story Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music; "she did a strip right in front of everyone" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. thin piece of wood or metal Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. a relatively long narrow piece of something; "he felt a flat strip of muscle" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. remove a constituent from a liquid Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. remove the thread (of screws) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. remove the surface from; "strip wood" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. strip the cured leaves from; "strip tobacco" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  30. To divest of clothing; to uncover. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. To dismantle; as, to strip a ship of rigging, spars, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. To pare off the surface of, as land, in strips. Newage Dictionary DB
  33. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  34. To pass; to get clear of; to outstrip. Newage Dictionary DB
  35. 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 man's back; to strip away all disguisses. Newage Dictionary DB
  36. To tear off (the thread) from a bolt or nut; as, the thread is stripped. Newage Dictionary DB
  37. To tear off the thread from (a bolt or nut); as, the bolt is stripped. Newage Dictionary DB
  38. To remove the metal coating from (a plated article), as by acids or electrolytic action. Newage Dictionary DB
  39. To remove fiber, flock, or lint from; -- said of the teeth of a card when it becomes partly clogged. Newage Dictionary DB
  40. To pick the cured leaves from the stalks of (tobacco) and tie them into "hands"; to remove the midrib from (tobacco leaves). Newage Dictionary DB
  41. To take off, or become divested of, clothes or covering; to undress. Newage Dictionary DB
  42. To fail in the thread; to lose the thread, as a bolt, screw, or nut. See Strip, v. t., 8. Newage Dictionary DB
  43. A narrow piece, or one comparatively long; as, a strip of cloth; a strip of land. Newage Dictionary DB
  44. A trough for washing ore. Newage Dictionary DB
  45. The issuing of a projectile from a rifled gun without acquiring the spiral motion. Newage Dictionary DB
  46. A long, narrow piece; as, a strip of cloth. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  47. Same as STRIPE, a long narrow piece of anything. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  48. Long narrow piece. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  49. A long, narrow piece; waste, as destruction of fences, buildings, timber, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  50. A narrow slip, such as is stripped off at a blow; a shred. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  51. (of mines and mining) worked from the exposed surface; "opencast mining"; "an opencut iron mine"; "a strip mine" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  52. Stripped. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for strip

  1. Softly Baree took his first step toward them, and then another- and at last he stood on the narrow strip of shore within half a dozen feet of them. – Baree, Son of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood
  2. She held up the pink strip – The Gay Cockade by Temple Bailey
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