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 strip strip

noun

  • ( ) a relatively long narrow piece of something  ( strip )
    a relatively long narrow piece of something
     he felt a flat strip of muscle
    he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • ( ) artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material  ( slip, strip )
    artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
  • ( ) an airfield without normal airport facilities  ( airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, strip )
    an airfield without normal airport facilities
  • ( ) a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book  ( cartoon strip, comic strip, funnies, strip )
    a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
  • a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music  ( strip, strip show, striptease )
    a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
     she did a strip right in front of everyone
    she did a strip right in front of everyone
  • thin piece of wood or metal  ( strip )
    thin piece of wood or metal
  • verb

  • ( ) take away possessions from someone  ( divest, deprive, strip )
    take away possessions from someone
     The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets
    The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets
  • ( ) get undressed  ( discase, peel, strip down, uncase, unclothe, disrobe, strip, undress )
    get undressed
     please don't undress in front of everybody!
    please don't undress in front of everybody!
     She strips in front of strangers every night for a living
    She strips in front of strangers every night for a living
  • ( ) lay bare  ( bare, denudate, denude, strip )
    lay bare
     denude a forest
    denude a forest
  • ( ) remove substances from by a percolating liquid  ( leach, strip )
    remove substances from by a percolating liquid
     leach the soil
    leach the soil
  • ( ) remove the surface from  ( strip )
    remove the surface from
     strip wood
    strip wood
  • remove (someone's or one's own) clothes  ( disinvest, divest, strip, undress )
    remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
     The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim
    The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim
     She divested herself of her outdoor clothes
    She divested herself of her outdoor clothes
     He disinvested himself of his garments
    He disinvested himself of his garments
  • draw the last milk (of cows)  ( strip )
    draw the last milk (of cows)
  • take off or remove  ( dismantle, strip )
    take off or remove
     strip a wall of its wallpaper
    strip a wall of its wallpaper
  • remove a constituent from a liquid  ( strip )
    remove a constituent from a liquid
  • remove the thread (of screws)  ( strip )
    remove the thread (of screws)
  • strip the cured leaves from  ( strip )
    strip the cured leaves from
     strip tobacco
    strip tobacco
  • remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely  ( clean, strip )
    remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
     The boys cleaned the sandwich platters
    The boys cleaned the sandwich platters
     The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm
    The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm
  • steal goods; take as spoils  ( foray, loot, pillage, plunder, reave, strip, despoil, rifle, ransack )
    steal goods; take as spoils
     During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners
    During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners


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