striping

noun
strip·ing | \ ˈstrī-piŋ \

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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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, chicagotribune.com, "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 One involves an agreement with ALDOT for resurfacing, striping and sign replacement and specifies no monetary amount. Lawrence Specker, AL.com, "Water Street improvements delayed, but still in works," 17 Apr. 2018 Green pipes with white striping came together as a pair of A-frames. Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati.com, "Paul Daugherty's Morning Line: Are Cincinnati Reds .500 team now? Ask me at All-Star break," 28 June 2018 The downtown public parking garage in Bel Air will be getting new striping and signage this summer, under a contract approved by the Board of Town Commissioners earlier this week. Allan Vought, The Aegis, "Bel Air approves contracts for parking garage striping, Armory security upgrades," 22 June 2018 When parking along the route, ensure your entire vehicle is inside the striping on the road. Mary Spicuzza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Hop safely: Milwaukee releases tips for driving, walking and biking near 'The Hop' streetcars," 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of striping

1677, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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