strip·​ing | \ ˈstrī-piŋ How to pronounce striping (audio) \

Definition of striping

1a : the stripes marked or painted on something
b : a design of stripes
2 : the act or process of marking with stripes

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Traffic calming measures could include re-striping of lanes, speed humps, medians and landscaped islands. Peter Marteka,, "Residents speak on South Windsor’s speeding issues, traffic calming plan," 19 June 2019 Starting the week of June 24, crews will work 10 p.m.-6 a.m. to shift traffic lanes and install temporary striping between Madrona Street and Bryant Road., "Portland metro Wednesday traffic: Summer harvest means more agricultural vehicles on the road; use caution," 19 June 2019 The awning motif extends to the shoe’s insole, which has the familiar green and white striping. Jennifer Larino,, "This French Quarter shop is releasing a Cafe du Monde-inspired sneaker," 18 June 2019 Final paving, pavement striping, and testing of electronic components for signs are still underway. Wayne K. Roustan,, "Interstate 75 express lanes set to open noon Saturday," 6 Mar. 2018 Workers also will provide pavement striping and new buttons, repair cracks and repaint doors. Jaimy Jones, Houston Chronicle, "Repair closures planned for Washburn Tunnel," 19 June 2018 Among the projects to take place next year will be a re-striping of the garage floors. Steve Schering,, "Oak Park makes plans for upgrades to public parking garages," 19 June 2018 The street also will get benches, trash cans, decorative street lights, trees (on the east side), curbs, gutters, a resurfacing, new striping and 12 parking spaces. David Ibata, ajc, "Woodstock downtown street work starts July 9," 25 June 2018 The six-story garage, which is jointly owned by the town and Harford County government, was built in 1990, and much of the striping is worn, while a few of the spaces need to be reconfigured, Kline said. Allan Vought, The Aegis, "Bel Air approves contracts for parking garage striping, Armory security upgrades," 22 June 2018

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1677, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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