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    strip - Dictionary definition and meaning for word strip

    Definition
    (noun) a relatively long narrow piece of something
    Example Sentence
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
    Definition
    (noun) artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    Synonyms : slip
    Definition
    (noun) an airfield without normal airport facilities Definition
    (noun) a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book Definition
    (noun) thin piece of wood or metal Definition
    (noun) a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
    Synonyms : strip show , striptease
    Example Sentence
    • she did a strip right in front of everyone
    Definition
    (verb) take away possessions from someone
    Synonyms : deprive , divest
    Example Sentence
    • The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets
    Definition
    (verb) get undressed
    Example Sentence
    • please don't undress in front of everybody!
    • She strips in front of strangers every night for a living
    Definition
    (verb) remove the surface from
    Example Sentence
    • strip wood
    Definition
    (verb) remove substances from by a percolating liquid
    Synonyms : leach
    Example Sentence
    • leach the soil
    Definition
    (verb) lay bare
    Synonyms : bare , denudate , denude
    Example Sentence
    • denude a forest
    Definition
    (verb) steal goods; take as spoils
    Synonyms : despoil , foray , loot , pillage , plunder , ransack , reave , rifle
    Example Sentence
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners
    Definition
    (verb) remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
    Synonyms : clean
    Example Sentence
    • The boys cleaned the sandwich platters
    • The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm
    Definition
    (verb) strip the cured leaves from
    Example Sentence
    • strip tobacco
    Definition
    (verb) remove the thread (of screws) Definition
    (verb) remove a constituent from a liquid Definition
    (verb) take off or remove
    Synonyms : dismantle
    Example Sentence
    • strip a wall of its wallpaper
    Definition
    (verb) draw the last milk (of cows) Definition
    (verb) remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
    Synonyms : disinvest , divest , undress
    Example Sentence
    • The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim
    • She divested herself of her outdoor clothes
    • He disinvested himself of his garments
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