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 stripping (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), stripped, strip·ping.
Origin of strip2
Examples from the Web for stripping
As the region is flooded with goods, Garry and his team are stripping the virus testing process bare.This New Ebola Test Is As Easy As a Pregnancy Test, So Why Aren’t We Using It?|Abby Haglage|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The men and women were stripping down for Andy Golub, who has made it his mission to promote body painting.
Last night at Fashion Rocks, Justin Bieber, confronted by a booing crowd, tried to win them over by stripping off.
His world of stripping is much more fantasy-driven, and much more in the vein of SuicideGirls or Dita Von Teese.Jessica Alba on 'Sin City,' Typecasting, and How Homophobia Pushed Her Away From the Church|Marlow Stern|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A few vampire acrobatics in faux protest later, and the two were stripping off their shirts and wrestling in bed.
Stripping Rantaine, and disappearing with the wreck of the Durande, were the grand achievements.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
If a string breaks or becomes useless it is only a question of cutting down a banana stalk and stripping it for a new one.Negritos of Zambales|William Allan Reed
The effect on a tree trunk, it will be recalled, usually consists of nothing more than the stripping off of a channel of bark.Every-day Science: Volume VI. The Conquest of Nature|Henry Smith Williams
This is done by first stripping off its cover, if it has one.A Book for All Readers|Ainsworth Rand Spofford
In burials of this class there are no traces of mummification, or of burning, or of stripping the flesh from the bones.Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life|E. A. Wallis Budge
British Dictionary definitions for stripping (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)