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 This is a far cry from the striated pop that shows up in the Spotify Top Hits playlist. Rebecca Farley,, "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 Over three extended pieces, his striated long tones glisten with sour harmonics, cavernous overtones, and breath surges that make the music expand and contract in visceral waves. Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader, "John McCowen shares his research on the contrabass clarinet with a riveting new solo album," 8 Dec. 2017 The song braids its tender melody, flush with fluttery accents and voiced in a wonderfully striated tone, into a mellow groove that retains a certain bounce despite its pace. Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader, "Jazz / Music / Post No Bills They’re in town as sidemen, but Fabian Almazan and Jason Rigby shine as leaders on their own recent records," 13 Oct. 2017 Total transparency is an illusion, especially in energy-efficient buildings, and here much of the glass skin stretches tightly over sections of opaque wall, giving the building a striated iridescence. Justin Davidson, Daily Intelligencer, "The Views (Real and Virtual) From Cornell Tech," 13 Sep. 2017 The topography is riven with canyons, ravines and gullies, interrupted by striated buttes, hunkered beneath the cloudless sky like silent messengers from the past. Mike Sager, Smithsonian, "Will the Public Ever Get to See the “Dueling Dinosaurs”?," 29 July 2017 The characters are so striated with opposing views and perverse qualities – and endless chatter – Melissa H. Pierson, The Christian Science Monitor, "'Mary McCarthy: The Complete Fiction' may startle you," 21 Aug. 2017

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1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of striated

technical : having lines, bands, or grooves


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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