strip·​ing ˈstrī-piŋ How to pronounce striping (audio)
: the stripes marked or painted on something
: a design of stripes
: the act or process of marking with stripes

Examples of striping in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, wet weather on the East Coast threatened to derail that: To complete the paving and striping process, workers need 12 hours of dry weather, Shapiro said on Twitter, but there is rain expected in the area for the next several days. Kerry Breen, CBS News, 22 June 2023 The same train – green with yellow striping – was seen in footage from Russian state media when Kim Jong Il visited Russia in 2002. Jessie Yeung, CNN, 12 Sep. 2023 The most widely available variety of this foliage plant has leaves with olive and silver striping on top and purplish maroon underneath. Sheryl Geerts, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Sep. 2023 The pavement is complete, the striping is in place and the lights are up, Brightwell said. Mike Jones, Arkansas Online, 8 Sep. 2023 The finishing touch featured the painting/striping of the track per specifications, with a blue-and-gold track surface along with an impervious mat and spray track system. John Benson, cleveland, 21 Aug. 2023 Three to 3½ inches is a good height for striping, but different types of grass will behave differently, so experiment with your cut height. Bradley Ford, Popular Mechanics, 4 Aug. 2023 The aforementioned Lionel Messi Inter Miami CF Adidas Authentic Jersey gets you number 10’s kit in black with pink striping. Tim Chan, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 Aug. 2023 New, high-contrast road striping may make Utah’s vanishing lane markings a thing of the past. Jordan Miller, The Salt Lake Tribune, 16 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1677, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of striping was in 1677

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Cite this Entry

“Striping.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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