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 Haskey’s home, a one-room octagon at the base of a striated rocky rise, has no running water at all. Erin Patrick O'connor, Washington Post, 14 May 2022 Walk by the multiple bars with elevated libation offerings and striated themes, and workers are loading in cans of beer and painting a counter power-blue. Matt Wake |, al, 6 May 2022 The most exclusive weave from the Bukhara region of Uzbekistan, is created by weaving fine metal wires into the fabric and then cutting the silk to release the wires, leaving the striated velvet pile. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 7 Dec. 2021 The striated herringbone-tile floors in the bathroom are chaotic. Jenny Xie, Curbed, 3 May 2021 By 12,000 years ago, the Laurentide had retreated from my corner of northern New England, leaving Lake Champlain and a scoured, striated landscape in its wake. Jonathan Mingle, The New York Review of Books, 14 May 2020 But striated caracaras — colloquially known as Johnny rooks — are special by dint of their rarity and their far-flung homeland. Washington Post, 7 May 2021 The striated caracara, found chiefly in the Falklands and on the southeast coast of South America, is the subject of Jonathan Meiburg's extraordinary book. Katherine A. Powers Washington Post, Star Tribune, 2 July 2021 The striated caracara, found chiefly in the Falklands and on the southeast coast of South America, is the subject of Meiburg’s extraordinary book. Washington Post, 7 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of striated

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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18 May 2022

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“Striated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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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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