noun, plural stri·ae [strahy-ee] /ˈstraɪ i/.
Origin of stria
Examples from the Web for striae
Historical Examples of striae
Sometimes 584 the striae on crystal-faces are due to repeated lamellar twinning, as in the plagioclase felspars.
Cinnamon brown, the sides of the thorax with yellowish brown hairs, and patches in the striae of the same coloured hairs.Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1.
J Lort Stokes
Interstitial line: the elevated ridge between two striae or series of punctures.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
On the posterior margins of several operculars the striae break up into tubercles.
It is essential that the condenser be white and limpid and free from defects or striae.
noun plural striae (ˈstraɪiː) (often plural)
Word Origin for stria
plural striae, 1560s, from Latin stria "a furrow, flute of a column;" see striation.