verb (used with object), stripped or stript, strip·ping.
- to clean (a carding roller) by removing waste fibers.
- to transfer (fibers) from one carding roller to another.
- to remove (color) from a cloth or yarn in order to redye it another color.
- to remove color from (a cloth or yarn).
verb (used without object), stripped or stript, strip·ping.
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Definition for strip (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), stripped, strip·ping.
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Example sentences from the Web for strip
They then would expect the Senate to strip that amendment and compromise simply on keeping government open for 60 days.Bachmann and Pelosi vs. Boehner and Obama Over Spending Bill|Ben Jacobs|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“You can cut my hair, you can bald me, you can strip me naked and take away my dignity,” she said.A Quorum For Change: The Fight For Global LGBT Equality|Justin Jones|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Next door, a strip mall popped and hissed as unknown accelerants aided in its fiery destruction.
You mentioned Ecleftic, and the strip club anthem “Perfect Gentleman” is on there.Wyclef Jean Talks Lauryn Hill, the Yele Haiti Controversy, and Chris Christie|Marlow Stern|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During what she describes as a “low point,” Banks worked at a strip club in Queens to make ends meet.Azealia Banks Opens Up About Her Journey from Stripping to Rap Stardom|Marlow Stern|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The only redeeming feature was a better garden than most London houses have, a strip as wide as the house, and thirty yards long.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)|Charles Darwin
This strip contains, in the upper part, eight or ten glyphs.
These are discovered in a strip of meadow near by, one only missing.The Death Shot|Mayne Reid
So I ordered two or three of my best swimmers to strip and be ready to plunge into the river.Life in an Indian Outpost|Gordon Casserly
The Judge raised the strip of leather and brought it down with a resounding thwack across the boy's legs.At the Little Brown House|Ruth Alberta Brown
British Dictionary definitions for strip (1 of 2)
verb strips, stripping or stripped
- to remove all one's clothes
- to perform a striptease
- to remove the leaves from the stalks of (tobacco, etc)
- to separate the two sides of a leaf from the stem of (tobacco, etc)