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
Ditch those neon strips you saw on TikTok, or those fairy lights that have been hanging around your window for years, and turn on a proper lamp to light up your space.Video games can cause motion sickness—here’s how to fight it|Sandra Gutierrez G.|February 2, 2021|Popular Science
The first test of the new compatibilizer involved welding together strips of polyethylene and polypropylene.Chemists are reimagining recycling to keep plastics out of landfills|Maria Temming|January 27, 2021|Science News
Cut away the rough peel in vertical strips, following the curved shape of the root, and then you can prep the vegetable as instructed by the recipe.Mashed celery root shines in this bright vegan side dish|Aaron Hutcherson|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
I attached hook and loop tape with the teeth to the back of frames, putting a strip at the top and bottom.
Then Wohlfeil’s order came out, opening not only the strip clubs but all dining, and Desmond rejoiced.
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
“I went to a Jewish summer camp…” A van pulls up, and the two hop out, and immediately strip down and do a series of stretches.James Franco and Seth Rogen Get ‘Naked and Afraid’… And It’s Hilarious|Marlow Stern|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zied suggests popping a breath strip, sucking on a strong mint, or reapplying your lip gloss.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Next door, a strip mall popped and hissed as unknown accelerants aided in its fiery destruction.
He returned to the vestibule with the strip folded and somewhat crumpled in his hand.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
She telegraphed to her servants to strip her house of its summer shroud, and returned early on the day of his choice.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
After breakfast he sauntered along the brief strip of asphalt which the villagers believe to be a promenade.Uncanny Tales|Various
Take a millstone and grind meal: uncover thy shame, strip thy shoulder, make bare thy legs, pass over the rivers.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Then with the aid of rattan nooses they drew it up on the shore, and with their sharp knives proceeded to strip away the skin.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
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)