1 a relatively long narrow piece of something; "he felt a flat strip of muscle"
2 artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material [syn: slip]
4 a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book [syn: comic strip, cartoon strip]
5 thin piece of wood or metal
6 a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music; "she did a strip right in front of everyone" [syn: striptease, strip show]
1 take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets" [syn: deprive, divest]
2 get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living" [syn: undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip down, disrobe, peel] [ant: dress, dress]
3 remove the surface from; "strip wood"
4 remove substances from by a percolating liquid; "leach the soil" [syn: leach]
6 steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners" [syn: plunder, despoil, loot, reave, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray]
7 remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm" [syn: clean]
8 strip the cured leaves from; "strip tobacco"
9 remove the thread (of screws)
10 remove a constituent from a liquid
11 take off or remove; "strip a wall of its wallpaper" [syn: dismantle]
12 draw the last milk (of cows)
13 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" [syn: undress, divest, disinvest] [also: stripping, stripped]
- strĭp, /strɪp/, /strIp/
- a long, thin piece of a bigger item
- You use strips of paper in papier mache.
- a series of drawings, a comic strip
- a landing strip
- a street with multiple shopping or entertainment possibilities
- The fencing area, roughly 14 meters by 2 meters.
- (UK football) the uniform of a football team, or the same worn by supporters.
- shortened form of striptease.
- bimetal strip
- clip strip
- comic strip
- electronic strip
- landing strip
- Möbius strip
- nature strip
- rubbing strip
- strip cartoon
- strip mall
a long, thin piece of a bigger item
a series of drawings, a comic strip
a landing strip
- To remove or take
- Norm will strip the old varnish before painting the chair.
- usually intransitive To take off clothing.
- To do a striptease.
- To completely take away, to plunder.
- The robbers stripped Norm of everything he owned.
- To remove the threads from a screw or the teeth from a gear.
- To remove color from hair, cloth, etc. to prepare it to receive new color.
- To remove all cards of a particular suit from another player. (See also, strip-squeeze.)
to remove or take away
to take off clothing
to do a striptease
to completely take away, to plunder
metaphore for road
- Dutch: asfalt
- Russian: дорожка
- comic (a cartoon story)
A strip is a long, thin piece of a bigger item; strip or stripped may refer to:
- Landing strip or runway, where airplanes land
- Landing strip, type of hairstyle
- removing the insulation from the core of an electrical wire, known as stripping the wire
- Power strip, strip of power sockets
- Strip steak, type of beef steak
- Möbius strip, surface with one side and one boundary component
- Triangle strip, method for rendering computer graphics
- Strip (Unix), Unix command
- strip, financial instrument
- Striptease, act of removing one's clothes slowly to music
- Strip search, removal of a person's clothing to check for contraband
- Strip mall, small, neighborhood shopping area
- Stripping (chemistry), removal of one or more components from a liquid stream to a vapor stream
In TV, film, or video:
- Stripping (television), method of broadcasting consecutive episodes
- Agacher Strip War, 100-mile long strip of land in northeastern Burkina Faso
- Aozou Strip, strip of land in northern Chad
- Caprivi Strip, narrow protrusion of Namibia
- Cherokee Outlet or Cherokee Strip, strip of land south of the Oklahoma-Kansas border
- Cherokee Strip (Kansas), disputed strip of land in southern Kansas
- Cotai Strip, name of Las Vegas Sands' casino resort project in Macau
- Frontier Strip, region of U.S. states from North Dakota south to Texas
- Gaza Strip, narrow strip of land along the Mediterranean, in the Middle East
- Las Vegas Strip, section of Las Vegas Boulevard South
- Mayor Magrath Drive or The Strip, roadway in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
- Sabine Free State or Neutral Strip, strip of land between America's Louisiana Purchase and Spanish Texas
- Sunset Strip, 1.5 mile stretch of Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, California
- Tarfaya Strip, strip of land located at the southernmost tip of Morocco
- Toledo strip, the cause of the Toledo War
- Stripped (song), single by Depeche Mode
- Stripped (Rammstein single), German industrial metal band's cover of the earlier Depeche Mode single
- Strip (album) by Adam Ant, and his single of the same name
- Stripped (Rolling Stones album), live album released in 1995
- Stripped (Christina Aguilera album), her second English studio album
strip in Czech: Stripped
strip in Danish: Strip
strip in German: Streifen
strip in French: Stripped
strip in Japanese: ストリップ
strip in Portuguese: Tira
strip in Swedish: Stripped
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