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

Examples of striping in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lara Jean fits right in with her sunny yellow vintage dress, with delicate striping and dot patterns. Fawnia Soo Hoo,, "Lana Condor Wears Aritzia, Forever 21 & Lots Of Vintage In To All the Boys 3," 12 Feb. 2021 The agency is also known as the road department and helps the city manage things like curbside removal of yard waste, pothole repair and road striping. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "Voting lines, positive pastors, caterer quarantine: News from around our 50 states," 7 Oct. 2020 This set contrasts the softness of pink florals with modern striping, creating a striking design moment for a set containing a comforter, shams and a decorative throw. Tanya Edwards, CNN Underscored, "The best comforters for every type of sleeper," 29 Oct. 2020 By using neon green for the logo and striping, a shade the team is calling Skyline Green. Matthew Defranks, Dallas News, "Stars unveil new black and neon green alternate jersey," 28 Oct. 2020 Pence Sealcoating, which has received about $10 million in district business in the past seven years, had a contract to handle the repairs of traffic signs, paint striping, asphalt sealcoating, and work on driveways and athletic facilities. Brooke Baitinger,, "Former Broward schools supervisor gets 20 months in prison for accepting bribes," 22 Sep. 2020 The project includes utility work, retaining walls, fencing, signing and striping, street lighting and tunnel lighting, landscaping and a tunnel security system. Lee Davidson, The Salt Lake Tribune, "UTA, Sandy dedicate new trail to TRAX station," 10 Sep. 2020 The contractor plans to place embankment on the shoulders, install mailboxes, rumble strips and permanent striping, weather permitting. Staff Reports,, "Slidell works to clean up underpasses at Interstate 10 and Gause Boulevard," 24 Aug. 2020 TxDOT is also working on reconstruction of the U.S. 290 and Huffmeister Road intersection, refining medians, sidewalks, ramps, signals and permanent striping. Chevall Pryce, Houston Chronicle, "Cy-Fair construction updates: Hwy. 6 bridge over U.S. 290 may open to drivers by November," 17 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of striping

1677, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of striping was in 1677

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23 Feb 2021

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“Striping.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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