Definitions for strip
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word strip.
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, stripnoun
an airfield without normal airport facilities
comic strip, cartoon strip, strip, funniesnoun
a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
thin piece of wood or metal
strip, striptease, strip showverb
a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
"she did a strip right in front of everyone"
deprive, strip, divestverb
take away possessions from someone
"The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peelverb
"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, stripverb
"denude a forest"
plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, forayverb
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, disinvestverb
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"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A narrow shred.
Etymology: Probably for stripe.
These two apartments were hung in close mourning, and only a strip of bays round the other rooms. Jonathan Swift.
Etymology: streopen, Dutch; bestripte, stripped , Sax.
They began to strip her of her cloaths when I came in among them. Philip Sidney.
They stript Joseph out of his coat. Gen. xxxvii. 23.
Scarce credible it is how soon they were stript and laid naked on the ground. John Hayward.
Hadst thou not committed
Notorious murder on those thirty men
At Askelon, who never did thee harm,
Then like a robber strip’dst them of their robes. John Milton.
You cloath all that have no relation to you, and strip your master that gives you food. Roger L'Estrange.
A rattling tempest through the branches went,
That stript them bare. John Dryden, Knights Tale.
He saw a beauteous maid
With hair dishevel’d, issuing through the shade,
Stript of her cloaths. Dryden.
He left the pillagers, to rapine bred,
Without controul to strip and spoil the dead. Dryden.
The bride was put in form to bed;
He follow’d stript. Jonathan Swift.
The apostle in exhorting men to contentment, although they have in this world no more than bare food and raiment, giveth us to understand that those are even the lowest of things necessary, that if we should be stript of all these things, without which we might possibly be, yet these must be left. Richard Hooker.
We strip and divest ourselves of our own will, and give ourselves entirely up to the will of God. Brian Duppa.
It is difficult to lead another by words into the thoughts of things, stripped of those specifick differences we give them. John Locke.
One would imagine these to be the expressions of a man blessed with ease and affluence, not of one just stript of all those advantages, and plunged in the deepest miseries; and now sitting naked upon a dunghil. Francis Atterbury.
That which lays a man open to an enemy, and that which strips him of a friend, equally attacks him in all those interests that are capable of being weakned by the one and supported by the other. Robert South, Sermons.
If the leaves or dried stocks be stripped into small straws, they arise unto amber, wax, and other electerics, no other ways than those of wheat or rye. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.
When some fond easy fathers strip themselves before they lie down to their long sleep, and settle their whole estates upon their sons, has it not been seen that the father has been requited with beggary? Robert South, Sermons.
He stript off his cloaths. 1 Sam. xix. 24.
Logick helps us to strip off the outward disguise of things, and to behold and judge of them in their own nature. Isaac Watts.
That stript her from his benediction, turn’d her
To foreign casualties, gave her dear rights
To her doghearted daughters: these things sting him. William Shakespeare.
Amongst men who examine not scrupulously their own ideas, and strip them not from the marks men use for them, but confound them with words, there must be endless dispute. John Locke.
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
Etymology: [OE. stripen, strepen, AS. strpan in bestrpan to plunder; akin to D. stroopen, MHG. stroufen, G. streifen.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
strip, v.t to pull off in strips or stripes: to tear off: to deprive of a covering: to skin, to peel, to husk: to make bare: to expose: to remove the overlying earth from a deposit: to deprive: to impoverish or make destitute: to plunder: to press out the last milk at a milking: to press out the ripe roe or milt from fishes, for artificial fecundation: to separate the leaves of tobacco from the stems.—v.i. to undress: to lose the thread, as a screw: to come off:—pr.p. strip′ping; pa.t. and pa.p. stripped.—n. a long narrow piece of anything (cf. Stripe).—ns. Strip′leaf, tobacco which has been stripped of the stalks before packing; Strip′per, one who, or that which, strips.—n.pl. Strip′pings, the last milk drawn from a cow at a milking.—Strip off, to pull or take off: to cast off. [A.S. strýpan; Ger. streifen.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'strip' in Nouns Frequency: #1636
Rank popularity for the word 'strip' in Verbs Frequency: #813
The numerical value of strip in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of strip in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
We felt it was more than just the housing crisis. It goes up and down the Strip. All of our businesses were in trouble. I can remember driving by strip malls, and they were closing, it was scary.
Let's embark on a calm period on both sides, development in the Gaza Strip and development in Israel, and then we'll see that it is much better than continued bloodshed.
If my Florida Republican colleagues want to strip this legislation out of the NDAA behind closed doors, then I'm going to offer it up as an amendment to force an up-or-down vote and put every member of this body on the record.
Until we address earnings stripping and the transfer of intangible rights abroad, we're always going to have this incentive for foreign companies to combine with U.S. companies and strip the U.S. corporate tax base.
If there is no quiet in Israel, the Gaza Strip will pay a very heavy price, which will cause anyone planning to challenge us to regret their actions.
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Translations for strip
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- отнемам, ограбвам, писта, свалям, ивица, комикси, събличам, правя стриптийзBulgarian
- striptýz, pruh, přistávací plocha, třída, bulvár, komiks, kreslený seriálCzech
- λωρίδα, ταινία, σκίτσα συνέχειαςGreek
- tira, desvestir, sacarse la ropa, removerSpanish
- kaistale, suikale, kiitotie, sarjakuvastrippi, strippi, kiitorata, strippausFinnish
- bande, se déshabiller, strip, enleverFrench
- bannScottish Gaelic
- flugbraut, svipta, stripp, afklæðast, strippa, strimill, myndasyrpa, braut, nektardans, fjarlægjaIcelandic
- striscia di fumetti, pista d'atterraggio, privare, denudare, via principale, spogliarello, spogliarsi, svuotare, striscia, listello, strappare, togliere, corso, spogliare, svestire, denudarsi, fare lo spogliarello, derubare, striscia d'asfalto, strada, lista, reggetta, fumettoItalian
- 切れ, 脱ぐ, 奪い取る, 滑走路Japanese
- nudor, nudoLatin
- landingsbaan, koopgoot, strippen, stripboek, uitkleden, asfalt, strookDutch
- rozebrać sięPolish
- tira, pistaPortuguese
- dezbrăca, face, jupui, prădui, secaRomanian
- полоса́, раздевать, поло́ска, снимать, раздеваться, дорожкаRussian
- pristajalna stezaSlovene
- serie, stripp, strippa, ta av, remsa, strimla, landningsbana, klä avSwedish
- ஆடை அவிழ்ப்புTamil
- striptiz, striptiz yapmakTurkish
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