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Princeton's WordNet

  1. denudation, stripping, uncovering, baring, huskingnoun

    the removal of covering


  1. stripping

    Stripping refers to the act or process of removing, eliminating, or taking away something, often in layers. It can apply to various contexts, such as: 1. In healthcare, it's a technique used to remove veins. 2. In oil and gas industry, a method of separately extracting components from gas. 3. In construction or renovation, the process of removing an old layer of paint, wallpaper, or plaster from walls. 4. In music, the process of reducing a song to its basic elements. 5. In finance, the process of separating the principal and interest payment streams of a bond. 6. In metal industry, removing the external coating or finish from a metal. It generally refers to the removal of something to reveal what is beneath or to separate things that are combined.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stripping

    of Strip

  2. Strippingnoun

    the act of one who strips

  3. Strippingnoun

    the last milk drawn from a cow at a milking


  1. Stripping

    Stripping is a dying trade in which film negatives for printed pages are arranged to create printing plates. Negatives may be set up in a pattern to allow a printing press to print 4, 8, 16 or 32 pages at a time, front and back, which are then folded to produce a brochure or book with the correct pagination or a variety of smaller printed products of various sizes may be arranged on a single larger press sheet to be cut down after printing into individual job components, such as business or post cards, folding boxes or hang tags. For color processes, an individual black and white, "screened" negative is used to represent each color in a four-colour process to be printed on a printing press. A screened negative has varying sizes of dots arranged in a particular pattern to represented greater of lesser density of image. Typically, a 150 dots-per-inch screen is used to create each printing negative, though this will varying depending on the application, where a magazine may use 200 line screens and a newspaper may use 120 to 133 line screen. The screen is rotated at successively varied angles to ensure that the dots do not print exactly on top of one another. Each negative must be precisely aligned and secured by tape to a light-blocking paper or plastic mask. The painstaking alignment of the negatives requires a stripper to use high-magnification eye piece while viewing the work on top of a light table to achieve exact positioning. Once secured, the area of the mask through which light must pass is removed with an Exacto knife or razor blade. The completed mask with opened exposure windows is then placed atop a photo-sensitive printing plate, which both plate and mask with stripped negatives fixed by register pins, and then vacuum-sealed in a framed enclosure under glass and exposed to very bright light, allowing the rays to pass through the negatives and expose the printing plate's surface. The plate is then developed and the unexposed areas are washed away, leaving behind cured emulsion that will hold the ink on press. A single etched plate is necessary for each color to be printed.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Stripping

    The removal of electroplating from an object. It may be effected in several ways. An object whose plating is to be removed is placed in a plating bath of the solution of the metal with which it is coated. It is connected as the anode to the positive plate of the battery or corresponding terminal of the generator. A kathode connected to the other terminal being placed in the bath, the coating is dissolved by electrolytic action. Sometimes simple treatment with acid is employed. Different stripping baths are described under the heads of the different metals.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. stripping

    An inconvenient fault of many lead-coated projectiles--the throwing off portions of their coating on discharge from the gun.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stripping in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stripping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of stripping in a Sentence

  1. Barbara Lee:

    Over the years, I’ve seen Republican leadership deploy every manner of undemocratic, underhanded tactics in Congress. But stripping my bipartisan amendment to repeal the 2001 AUMF -- in the dead of night, without a vote -- may be a new low from Speaker Paul Ryan.

  2. Xavier Becerra:

    The Texas lawsuit is based on a dubious legal claim with the sole goal of stripping Americans of their healthcare, in California, millions of people receive quality, affordable healthcare under the ACA, many for the first time.

  3. Martin Chaknueve:

    Two months back, every ordinary fever cases were Covid, Nowadays, every cases are Dengue. This is called peak level of fooling patients and stripping them of money by doctors. When these vultures doctors be raided of their ill-gotten money

  4. Judicial Action Group:

    Stripping a woman’s ability to make decisions about her own body is state violence, the Women can not let this stand. The Women will raise The Women voices and take to the streets.

  5. Il Messaggero:

    We would never have voted for the (civil unions) if we had been told stripping out the 'stepchild' was temporary, pending a new law. We will absolutely not budge on this.

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