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: one that strips
: a machine that separates a desired part of an agricultural crop
: an oil well that produces 10 barrels or less per day
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: a performer who removes his or her clothing in a sexually exciting way : a dancer who does a striptease
: a tool that you use to remove something (such as paint) from a surface
: a liquid chemical that you use to remove something (such as paint) from a surface
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: a surgical instrument used for removal of a vein
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occurring twice a year or every two years
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