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strip

play
verb \ˈstrip\

Simple Definition of strip

  • : to remove your clothing

  • : to take the clothes off (someone)

  • : to remove your clothing in a sexually exciting way while someone is watching

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of strip

stripped play \ˈstript\ also striptstripping

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to remove clothing, covering, or surface matter fromb :  to deprive of possessionsc :  to divest of honors, privileges, or functions

  3. 2a :  to remove extraneous or superficial matter from <a prose style stripped to the bones>b :  to remove furniture, equipment, or accessories from <strip a ship for action>

  4. 3 :  to make bare or clear (as by cutting or grazing)

  5. 4 :  to finish a milking of by pressing the last available milk from the teats <strip a cow>

  6. 5a :  to remove cured leaves from the stalks of (tobacco)b :  to remove the midrib from (tobacco leaves)

  7. 6 :  to tear or damage the thread of (a separable part or fitting)

  8. 7 :  to separate (components) from a mixture or solution

  9. 8 :  to press eggs or milt out of (a fish)

  10. 9 :  to remove (a subcutaneous vein) by means of a surgical instrument

  11. intransitive verb
  12. 1a :  to take off clothesb :  to perform a striptease

  13. 2 :  peel 1

strippable play \ˈstri-pə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of strip in a sentence

  1. He stripped himself down to his underwear.

  2. The prisoners were stripped naked.

  3. She gets paid to dance and strip at the club.

  4. They stripped the table and refinished it.

  5. They stripped the room when they left.

  6. The building had been completely stripped of its original woodwork.



Origin of strip

Middle English strepen, strippen, from Old English -strīepan; akin to Old High German stroufen to strip


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with strip


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strip

noun

Simple Definition of strip

  • : a long, narrow piece of something

  • : a long, narrow piece of land

  • : a road that has a lot of shops, restaurants, etc., along it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of strip

  1. 1a :  a long narrow piece of a materialb :  a long narrow area of land or water

  2. 2 :  airstrip

  3. 3 :  a commercially developed area especially along a highway

  4. 4 :  comic strip

  5. 5 :  striptease

Examples of strip in a sentence

  1. a small strip of cloth

  2. the half-mile strip of road



Origin of strip

probably alteration of 3stripe


First Known Use: 1548

Other Aeronautics/Aerospace Terms



STRIP Defined for Kids

1

strip

play
verb \ˈstrip\

Definition of strip for Students

strippedstripping

  1. 1 :  to remove clothes :  undress

  2. 2 :  to remove a covering or surface layer from <I'm stripping furniture for refinishing.>

  3. 3 :  to make bare or clear <They passed miles of naked grapevines, stripped of their harvest … — Pam Muñoz Ryan, Esperanza Rising>

  4. 4 :  to take away all duties, honors, or special rights <The soldiers were stripped of their rank.>

  5. 5 :  to remove all the contents (as equipment or accessories) from <Thieves stripped the car.>

  6. 6 :  to tear or damage the thread of (as a screw or bolt)




2

strip

play
noun

Definition of strip for Students

  1. :  a long narrow piece or area <strips of bacon> <a strip of land>




Medical Dictionary

strip

play
transitive verb \ˈstrip\

Medical Definition of strip

stripped \ˈstript\play ; stripping

  1. :  to remove (a vein) by means of a stripper <stripping a varicose saphenous vein>




Law Dictionary

1

strip

transitive verb

Legal Definition of strip

strippedstripping

  1. :  to divide (a debt security) into separately traded securities entitling the owner usu. to either principal or interest alone from the obligation




2

strip

noun

Legal Definition of strip

  1. :  a security traded separately from another after stripping; specifically :  a derivative mortgage-backed security created by the segregation of cash flow from the underlying mortgages or other mortgage-backed securities and entitling the investor to a specified percentage (as 100 percent) of the interest or principal paid




STRIP

noun

Legal Definition of STRIP

plural STRIPs

  1. :  a Treasury security that entitles the investor usu. to payment of interest or principal exclusively and that is registered in a Federal Reserve bank under a federal program that provides for such separate trading of the components of U.S. Treasury obligations — compare zero-coupon bond at bond 2



Origin of strip

separate trading of registered interest and principal of securities



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