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
Once the spices have toasted over the fire for a few minutes, just add the pear nectar, port and strips of orange peel.This cocktail can keep you warm around the fire pit — and you can make it there, too|M. Carrie Allan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
A few blocks away sits a strip mall with a Guatemalan restaurant, stores that offer currency exchange and parcel delivery services, and a temporary staffing agency.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Their work required knowing how to turn a strip of land into an airfield and stop a plane without brakes.
Meanwhile, its strip center neighbors TJX’s HomeGoods chain and his alma mater, Target, have won a ton of market share.How Bed Bath & Beyond’s CEO tamed its trademark coupons—and turned the retailer around|Phil Wahba|November 10, 2020|Fortune
Each injection contains lipid nanoparticles — fat bubbles — that surround a strip of genetic material called messenger RNA.Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in first analysis, company reports|Carolyn Y. Johnson|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
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
I used to take the Glock home every night and practice stripping it and putting it back together.Dan Stevens Blows Up ‘Downton’: From Chubby-Cheeked Aristo to Lean, Mean American Psycho|Tim Teeman|September 19, 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
She stripped off her mackintosh, as though she were stripping off her modesty, and stood before him revealed.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
"I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Another building of late has been built by the growers in the Connecticut valley, called a stripping house.
It is necessary to pack the "hands" after stripping in order to keep it moist, or in nearly the same condition as when stripped.
Then, seeing no need to waste time, the corporal rode towards Courthorne's homestead, and found its owner stripping a binder.Winston of the Prairie|Harold Bindloss
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)