Definitions for stripstrɪp
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
stripstrɪp(v.)stripped; stript, strip•ping
(v.t.)to deprive of covering:
to strip a fruit of its rind.
to deprive of clothing.
to strip sheets from a bed.
to deprive; divest:
stripped of one's rights.
to clear out; empty:
to strip a house of its contents.
to deprive of equipment or possessions.
to remove varnish, paint, wax, or the like from.
Category: Common Vocabulary
to separate the leaves from the stalks of (tobacco).
to remove the midrib from (tobacco leaves).
to shear or damage the thread or the teeth of:
to strip gears.
to draw the last milk from (a cow), esp. by a stroking and compressing movement.
Category: Animal Husbandry
to remove (color) from a cloth or yarn.
Chem. to remove the most volatile components from, as by distillation or evaporation.
(v.i.)to remove one's clothes.
to perform a striptease.
to become stripped.
Origin of strip:
1175–1225; ME strippen, earlier stripen, strepen, strupen
stripstrɪp(n.; v.)stripped, strip•ping.
(n.)a long narrow piece of material.
a narrow expanse of water or land.
Category: Fine Arts
Ref: comic strip.
an airstrip; runway.
an area of commercial development along a thoroughfare.
Ref: drag strip.
(v.t.)to cut, tear, or form into strips.
Origin of strip:
1425–75; late ME, c. or < MLG strippe strap; see stripe1
a relatively long narrow piece of something
"he felt a flat strip of muscle"
artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, strip(noun)
an airfield without normal airport facilities
comic strip, cartoon strip, strip, funnies(noun)
a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
thin piece of wood or metal
strip, striptease, strip show(verb)
a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
"she did a strip right in front of everyone"
deprive, strip, divest(verb)
take away possessions from someone
"The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel(verb)
"please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
remove the surface from
remove substances from by a percolating liquid
"leach the soil"
denude, bare, denudate, strip(verb)
"denude a forest"
plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray(verb)
steal goods; take as spoils
"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
"The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"
strip the cured leaves from
remove the thread (of screws)
remove a constituent from a liquid
take off or remove
"strip a wall of its wallpaper"
draw the last milk (of cows)
strip, undress, divest, disinvest(verb)
remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
"The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to take your clothes off
The guards told him to strip.; He stripped his clothes off.
to pull the top layer off of sth
The beaver strips the bark from the tree.; First strip the old paint.
to remove or steal everything from inside sth
Thieves stripped the museum of its WWII artifacts.; We stripped the kitchen and started again.
to take away a right, privilege, or responsibility
citizens stripped of their civil rights; They stripped her of her official title.
a long, narrow, flat piece of sth
strips of colored paper
a long narrow area of land, water, etc.
an empty strip of beach
a street with many stores or businesses on it
the Las Vegas strip
to deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as, to strip a man of his possession, his rights, his privileges, his reputation; to strip one of his clothes; to strip a beast of his skin; to strip a tree of its bark
to divest of clothing; to uncover
to dismantle; as, to strip a ship of rigging, spars, etc
to pare off the surface of, as land, in strips
to deprive of all milk; to milk dry; to draw the last milk from; hence, to milk with a peculiar movement of the hand on the teats at the last of a milking; as, to strip a cow
to pass; to get clear of; to outstrip
to pull or tear off, as a covering; to remove; to wrest away; as, to strip the skin from a beast; to strip the bark from a tree; to strip the clothes from a man's back; to strip away all disguisses
to tear off (the thread) from a bolt or nut; as, the thread is stripped
to tear off the thread from (a bolt or nut); as, the bolt is stripped
to remove the metal coating from (a plated article), as by acids or electrolytic action
to remove fiber, flock, or lint from; -- said of the teeth of a card when it becomes partly clogged
to pick the cured leaves from the stalks of (tobacco) and tie them into "hands"; to remove the midrib from (tobacco leaves)
to take off, or become divested of, clothes or covering; to undress
to fail in the thread; to lose the thread, as a bolt, screw, or nut. See Strip, v. t., 8
a narrow piece, or one comparatively long; as, a strip of cloth; a strip of land
a trough for washing ore
the issuing of a projectile from a rifled gun without acquiring the spiral motion
Strip is the second solo album by Adam Ant, released in 1983. It marked a decline in Ant's success, as it only reached #65 in the US and #20 in the UK. The lead single from the album was "Puss 'n Boots", which continued the pantomime themes and fashions of Ant's earlier work. The single reached #5 on the UK chart in 1983, becoming Ant's final UK top ten hit, although other top 20 hits would follow. The title track, "Strip" was released as a single in 1984 and reached #41 on the UK singles chart and #42 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The cover photograph was fashioned after actress Jane Russell's famous photo from Howard Hughes's 1943 film The Outlaw. An extensive tour of the US was undertaken after the release. In Adam Ant's 2006 autobiography, he mentions that the promoters and tour managers were incentivized with higher pay if the album hit the Top 40 in the US. It got to #65. Some performances of the tour can be found on YouTube. It was the biggest American tour of Ant's career, with dates in many cities, and was famous for the showmanship involved; this included a vine-covered bridge suspended above the audience, and a Houdini-style immersion tank, which Ant would jump in and emerge from wearing only black shorts - after "stripping" his stage costume off during the course of the show.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'strip' in Nouns Frequency: #1636
Rank popularity for the word 'strip' in Verbs Frequency: #813
Translations for strip
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a long narrow piece of (eg cloth, ground etc)
a strip of paper.
- tiraPortuguese (BR)
- schmaler StreifenGerman
- tira, franjaSpanish
- टुकड़ा, पटृटीHindi
- pruga, trakCroatian
- szalag; csíkHungarian
- cabikan panjangIndonesian
- ræma; lengja; spildaIcelandic
- (천, 땅 등의) 길쭉한 조각Korean
- juosta, atraiža, rėžisLithuanian
- sloksne; strēmeleLatvian
- strimmel, remseNorwegian
- fâşie; bandăRomanian
- pruh, pásSlovak
- 條，帶Chinese (Trad.)
- довгий вузький шматок; смужкаUkrainian
- کپڑے کی دھجیUrdu
- 条，带Chinese (Simp.)
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