striated

adjective
stri·​at·​ed | \ ˈstrī-ˌā-təd How to pronounce striated (audio) \

Definition of striated

1 : marked with striations or striae
2 : of, relating to, or being striated muscle

Examples of striated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Looking at the specimen from the side is like looking at a striated slab of sedimentary rock, layer upon layer stacking to create space for the kimchi and cheese. Madison Wilson, TheWeek, "Daydreams of this pastry transport me back to Dublin," 25 Oct. 2020 The writing box Is possibly coromandel, a rare wood with striated grain lines. Brenda Yenke, cleveland, "Celebrate the Stars and Stripes: Yenke Peddler antiques," 2 July 2020 Collins was, foremost, an artist and an interpreter of the striated psyche. Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker, "Kathleen Collins’s Otherworldly Women," 20 Apr. 2020 Soft scrubbings of floating color and ghostly striated lines define the latest suite of paintings by Marjorie Norman Schwarz. Matthew Bourbon, Dallas News, "Warm and fuzzy: Marjorie Norman Schwarz’s paintings at Dallas’ 12.26 gallery reward viewers’ patience," 15 Jan. 2020 But the long, flat, striated slab of beef under the ranchero sauce on my plate looked, sawed and chewed like undercooked skirt steak, no matter what it was called. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, "Review: La Hacienda Scenic Loop adds a sturdy link in the Barrios family’s chain of San Antonio Mexican restaurants," 26 Dec. 2019 This is a far cry from the striated pop that shows up in the Spotify Top Hits playlist. Rebecca Farley, refinery29.com, "Haley Reinhart's "Last Kiss Goodbye" Has All Of Your Favorite Things," 31 May 2018 Sedona, gateway to Arizona’s red rock country 90 minutes drive north of Phoenix, attracts hikers eager to scale its striated buttes and New Age pilgrims seeking the fabled vortexes — or energy centers — said to be squired in the rocks. Elaine Glusac, New York Times, "Sedona for Serenity, Spas and Now Syrahs," 18 Apr. 2018 That sweet potato hash also tried hard to support a braised mass of aromatic pork belly, but the brown-on-brown tangle had more in common with carnitas or pulled pork than the striated structure of pork belly. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "Review: Tucker’s Kozy Korner goes all in at lunch," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of striated

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Striated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/striated. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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striated

adjective
How to pronounce striated (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of striated

technical : having lines, bands, or grooves

striated

adjective
stri·​at·​ed | \ ˈstrī-ˌāt-əd How to pronounce striated (audio) \

Medical Definition of striated

1 : marked with striae
2 : of, relating to, or being striated muscle

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