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strip 1

 (strĭp)
v. stripped, strip·ping, strips
v.tr.
1.
a. To remove clothing or covering from: stripped the beds.
b. To remove or take off (clothing or covering): stripped off his shirt.
c. To remove an exterior coating, as of paint or varnish, from: stripped the cabinets.
d. To remove the leaves from the stalks of (tobacco, for example).
e. To clear of a natural covering or growth; make bare: strip a field.
2.
a. To deprive of possessions, office, rank, privileges, or honors; divest: The court stripped him of his property.
b. To rob of wealth or property; plunder or despoil: stripped the palace of its treasures.
3.
a. To remove equipment, furnishings, or accessories from: They stripped down the car to reduce its weight.
b. To remove nonessential detail from; reduce to essentials: The director stripped down her style of filmmaking.
c. To dismantle (a firearm, for example) piece by piece.
4. To damage or break the threads of (a screw, for example) or the teeth of (a gear).
5. To press the last drops of milk from (a cow or goat, for example) at the end of milking.
6. To mount (a photographic positive or negative) on paper to be used in making a printing plate.
v.intr.
1.
a. To undress completely.
b. To perform a striptease.
2. To fall away or be removed; peel: The wallpaper strips away easily.
n.
A striptease.

[Middle English stripen, from Old English -strȳpan, to plunder (in bestrȳpan).]

strip′pa·ble adj.

strip 2

 (strĭp)
n.
1.
a. A long narrow piece, usually of uniform width: a strip of paper; strips of beef.
b. A long narrow region of land or body of water.
2. A comic strip.
3. An airstrip.
4. An area, as along a busy street or highway, that is lined with a great number and variety of commercial establishments.
tr.v. stripped, strip·ping, strips
To cut or tear into strips.

[Middle English, perhaps from Middle Low German strippe, strap, thong.]

strip

(strɪp)
vb, strips, stripping or stripped
1. to take or pull (the covering, clothes, etc) off (oneself, another person, or thing): to strip a wall; to strip a bed.
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (intr)
a. to remove all one's clothes
b. to perform a striptease
3. (tr) to denude or empty completely
4. (tr) to deprive: he was stripped of his pride.
5. (tr) to rob or plunder
6. (Art Terms) (tr) to remove (paint, varnish, etc) from (a surface, furniture, etc) by sanding, with a solvent, etc: stripped pine.
7. (Zoology) (tr) Also: pluck to pull out the old coat of hair from (dogs of certain long- and wire-haired breeds)
8. (Brewing)
a. to remove the leaves from the stalks of (tobacco, etc)
b. to separate the two sides of a leaf from the stem of (tobacco, etc)
9. (Agriculture) (tr) agriculture to draw the last milk from each of the teats of (a cow)
10. (Mechanical Engineering) to dismantle (an engine, mechanism, etc)
11. (Mechanical Engineering) to tear off or break (the thread) from (a screw, bolt, etc) or (the teeth) from (a gear)
12. (Automotive Engineering) (often foll by down) to remove the accessories from (a motor vehicle): his car was stripped down.
13. (Chemistry) to remove (the most volatile constituent) from (a mixture of liquids) by boiling, evaporation, or distillation
14. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing (usually foll by in) to combine (pieces of film or paper) to form a composite sheet from which a plate can be made
15. (Commerce) (tr) (in freight transport) to unpack (a container). See also stuffing and stripping
n
(Clothing & Fashion) the act or an instance of undressing or of performing a striptease
[Old English bestriepan to plunder; related to Old High German stroufen to plunder, strip]

strip

(strɪp)
n
1. a relatively long, flat, narrow piece of something
2. (Aeronautics) short for airstrip
3. (Philately) philately a horizontal or vertical row of three or more unseparated postage stamps
4. (Clothing & Fashion) the clothes worn by the members of a team, esp a football team
5. (Stock Exchange) commerce a triple option on a security or commodity consisting of one call option and two put options at the same price and for the same period. Compare strap5
6. (Veterinary Science) NZ short for dosing strip
7. tear someone off a strip informal to rebuke (someone) angrily
vb, strips, stripping or stripped
to cut or divide into strips
[C15: from Middle Dutch strīpe stripe1]

strip1

(strɪp)

v. stripped stript, strip•ping, v.t.
1. to deprive of covering: to strip a fruit of its rind.
2. to deprive of clothing.
3. to remove: to strip sheets from a bed.
4. to deprive; divest: stripped of one's rights.
5. to clear out; empty: to strip a house of its contents.
6. to deprive of equipment or possessions.
7. to remove varnish, paint, wax, or the like from.
8. to separate the leaves from the stalks of (tobacco).
9. to remove the midrib from (tobacco leaves).
10. to shear or damage the thread or the teeth of: to strip gears.
11. to draw the last milk from (a cow), esp. by a stroking and compressing movement.
12. to remove (color) from a cloth or yarn.
13. Chem. to remove the most volatile components from, as by distillation or evaporation.
v.i.
14. to remove one's clothes.
15. to perform a striptease.
16. to become stripped.
n.
[1175–1225; Middle English strippen, earlier stripen, strepen, strupen]
strip′pa•ble, adj.

strip2

(strɪp)

n., v. stripped, strip•ping. n.
1. a long narrow piece of material.
2. a narrow expanse of water or land.
4. an airstrip; runway.
5. an area of commercial development along a thoroughfare.
v.t.
7. to cut, tear, or form into strips.
[1425–75; late Middle English, c. or < Middle Low German strippe strap; see stripe1]

strip


Past participle: stripped
Gerund: stripping

Imperative
strip
strip
Present
I strip
you strip
he/she/it strips
we strip
you strip
they strip
Preterite
I stripped
you stripped
he/she/it stripped
we stripped
you stripped
they stripped
Present Continuous
I am stripping
you are stripping
he/she/it is stripping
we are stripping
you are stripping
they are stripping
Present Perfect
I have stripped
you have stripped
he/she/it has stripped
we have stripped
you have stripped
they have stripped
Past Continuous
I was stripping
you were stripping
he/she/it was stripping
we were stripping
you were stripping
they were stripping
Past Perfect
I had stripped
you had stripped
he/she/it had stripped
we had stripped
you had stripped
they had stripped
Future
I will strip
you will strip
he/she/it will strip
we will strip
you will strip
they will strip
Future Perfect
I will have stripped
you will have stripped
he/she/it will have stripped
we will have stripped
you will have stripped
they will have stripped
Future Continuous
I will be stripping
you will be stripping
he/she/it will be stripping
we will be stripping
you will be stripping
they will be stripping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stripping
you have been stripping
he/she/it has been stripping
we have been stripping
you have been stripping
they have been stripping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stripping
you will have been stripping
he/she/it will have been stripping
we will have been stripping
you will have been stripping
they will have been stripping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stripping
you had been stripping
he/she/it had been stripping
we had been stripping
you had been stripping
they had been stripping
Conditional
I would strip
you would strip
he/she/it would strip
we would strip
you would strip
they would strip
Past Conditional
I would have stripped
you would have stripped
he/she/it would have stripped
we would have stripped
you would have stripped
they would have stripped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strip - a relatively long narrow piece of somethingstrip - a relatively long narrow piece of something; "he felt a flat strip of muscle"
part, piece - a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
row - a long continuous strip (usually running horizontally); "a mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds"; "rows of barbed wire protected the trenches"
2.strip - artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
ring, band - a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
band - a thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration
cramp iron, cramp - a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together
reef - one of several strips across a sail that can be taken in or rolled up to lessen the area of the sail that is exposed to the wind
leading, lead - thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
mullion - a nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)
typewriter ribbon, ribbon - a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter
screed - an accurately levelled strip of material placed on a wall or floor as guide for the even application of plaster or concrete
stay - a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
tab - a short strip of material attached to or projecting from something in order to facilitate opening or identifying or handling it; "pull the tab to open the can"; "files with a red tab will be stored separately"; "the collar has a tab with a button hole"; "the filing cards were organized by cards having indexed tabs"
tape - a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening; "he used a piece of tape for a belt"; "he wrapped a tape around the package"
weather strip, weather stripping, weatherstrip, weatherstripping - a narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the cold
3.strip - an airfield without normal airport facilitiesstrip - an airfield without normal airport facilities
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
flare path - an airstrip outline with lights to guide an airplane pilot in landing
runway - a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land
4.strip - a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic bookstrip - a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
newspaper, paper - a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements; "he read his newspaper at breakfast"
comic book - a magazine devoted to comic strips
cartoon, sketch - a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
frame - a single drawing in a comic_strip
5.strip - thin piece of wood or metal
batten - a strip fixed to something to hold it firm
cleat - a strip of wood or metal used to strengthen the surface to which it is attached
fingerboard - a narrow strip of wood on the neck of some stringed instruments (violin or cello or guitar etc) where the strings are held against the wood with the fingers
furring strip, furring - strip used to give a level surface for attaching wallboard
jackstraw, spillikin - a thin strip of wood used in playing the game of jackstraws
pale, picket - a wooden strip forming part of a fence
slat, spline - a thin strip (wood or metal)
spline - a flexible strip (wood or rubber) used in drawing curved lines
toothpick - pick consisting of a small strip of wood or plastic; used to pick food from between the teeth
lumber, timber - the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
6.strip - a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music; "she did a strip right in front of everyone"
nude dancing - erotic dancing with little or no clothing
Verb1.strip - take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
unarm, disarm - take away the weapons from; render harmless
expropriate - deprive of possessions; "The Communist government expropriated the landowners"
clean - deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.; "The other players cleaned him completely"
take - take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks"
dispossess - deprive of the possession of real estate
clean out - deprive completely of money or goods; "The robbers cleaned us out in a couple of hours"
unclothe - strip; "unclothe your heart of envy"
unsex - deprive of sex or sexual powers
orphan - deprive of parents
bereave - deprive through death
2.strip - get undressedstrip - get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
take off - remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"
undress, disinvest, divest, strip - remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
take off - take away or remove; "Take that weight off me!"
3.strip - remove the surface from; "strip wood"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
peel, pare, skin - strip the skin off; "pare apples"
bark, skin - remove the bark of a tree
decorticate - remove the outer layer of; "decorticate a tree branch"
deplumate, deplume, displume, tear, pluck, pull - strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
4.strip - remove substances from by a percolating liquid; "leach the soil"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
5.strip - lay barestrip - lay bare; "denude a forest"    
clear - remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
defoliate - strip the leaves or branches from; "defoliate the trees with pesticides"
burn off - clear land of its vegetation by burning it off
6.strip - steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
take - take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill"
deplume, displume - strip of honors, possessions, or attributes
7.strip - remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
8.strip - strip the cured leaves from; "strip tobacco"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
9.strip - remove the thread (of screws)
smooth, smoothen - make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood"
10.strip - remove a constituent from a liquid
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
11.strip - take off or remove; "strip a wall of its wallpaper"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
12.strip - draw the last milk (of cows)
milk - take milk from female mammals; "Cows need to be milked every morning"
13.strip - remove (someone's or one's own) clothesstrip - remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
discase, disrobe, strip down, uncase, undress, strip, unclothe, peel - get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

strip

1
verb
1. undress, disrobe, expose yourself, take your clothes off, unclothe, uncover yourself Women residents stripped naked in protest.
2. peel, clean, clear, rub, shave, scrape, abrade The floorboards have been stripped and sanded.
3. dismantle, take apart, disassemble, take to pieces, take to bits They stripped the car.
4. plunder, rob, loot, empty, sack, deprive, ransack, pillage, divest, denude The soldiers have stripped the civilians of their passports.

strip

2
noun
1. piece, shred, bit, band, slip, belt, tongue, ribbon, fillet, swathe Serve with strips of fresh raw vegetables.
2. stretch, area, tract, expanse, extent a short boat ride across a narrow strip of water
3. street, road, avenue, row, lane, terrace, boulevard, roadway, thoroughfare a busy commercial strip in North Dallas
tear someone off a strip (Brit. informal) tell off, rebuke, reprimand, lecture, carpet (informal), censure, reproach, scold, berate, tick off (informal), chide, tear into (informal), take to task, read the riot act, reprove, upbraid, bawl out (informal), haul over the coals (informal), chew out (U.S. & Canad. informal), give (someone) a rocket (Brit. & N.Z. informal), give (someone) a piece of your mind He heard Nora tear an orderly off a strip.

strip 1

verb
1. To remove all the clothing from:
2. To remove the skin of:
3. To take or keep something away from:
4. To make bare:
5. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war:
Archaic: harrow, spoil.

strip 2

noun
A long narrow piece, as of material:
Translations
ألْبِسَة اللاعِب الرِّياضيرُسوم هَزْلِيَّهشَرِيطَةقِطْعَهيَتَجَرَّد من ثِيابِه
pruhkreslený seriálobratpřistávací plochaproužek
strimmeltage tøjet aftegneserietømmedemontere
suikalekaistalekiitoratakiitotieriisua
svlačiti setraka
vetkõzik
afklæîabúningur fótboltaliîsfjarlægja úrræma; lengja; spildastrípa, fjarlægja af
ストリップはぐ
긴 조각벗기다
atraižanurengtinusirengtirėžisstriptizas
atbrīvot noatņemtfutbolista tērpsizģērbtizģērbties
dezbrăcafacejupuiprăduiseca
dreszoškrabať
kosslečitrak
strippaklä avremsaseriestripp
แก้ผ้าแถบ
mảnhthoát y

strip

[strɪp]
A. N
1. [of paper etc] → tira f; [of metal] → fleje m
to tear sb off a strip tear a strip off sbechar una bronca a algn
2. [of land] → franja f, faja f (Aer) (= landing strip) → pista f
3. (Brit) (Ftbl etc) (= clothes) → uniforme m; (= colours) → colores mpl
4. (= striptease) → striptease m, despelote m
to do a stripdesnudarse, hacer un striptease, despelotarse
5. (= strip cartoon) → tira f
B. VT
1. [+ person] → desnudar
to strip sb nakeddesnudar a algn completamente, dejar a algn en cueros
to strip sb to the skindejar a algn en cueros
2. [+ bed] → quitar la ropa de; [+ wall] → desempapelar; [+ wallpaper] → quitar
to strip the bark off sthdescortezar algo
3. (= deprive) to strip sb of sthdespojar a algn de algo
to strip a house of its furnituredejar una casa sin muebles
to strip a company of its assetsdespojar a una empresa de su activo
stripped of all the verbiage, this meanssin toda la palabrería, esto quiere decir ...
4. (Tech)
4.1. (also strip down) [+ engine] → desmontar
4.2. (= damage) [+ gears] → estropear
C. VI
1. (= undress) → desnudarse
to strip naked or to the skinquitarse toda la ropa
to strip to the waistdesnudarse hasta la cintura
2. (= do striptease) → hacer striptease
D. CPD strip cartoon N (Brit) → tira f cómica, historieta f, caricatura f (LAm)
strip club Nclub m de striptease
strip joint N (esp US) = strip club strip light Nlámpara f fluorescente
strip lighting N (Brit) → alumbrado m fluorescente, alumbrado m de tubos
strip mine N (US) → mina f a cielo abierto
strip mining N (US) → minería f a cielo abierto
strip poker Nstrip póker m
strip search Nregistro m integral
see also strip-search strip show Nespectáculo m de striptease
strip wash Nlavado m por completo
see also strip-wash
strip down VT + ADV = strip B4.1
strip off
A. VT + ADV
1. [+ paint etc] → quitar; (violently) → arrancar
the wind stripped the leaves off the treesel viento arrancó las hojas de los árboles
2. to strip off one's clothesquitarse (rápidamente) la ropa
B. VI + ADV
1. [person] → desnudarse
2. [paint etc] → desprenderse

strip

[ˈstrɪp]
n
[paper, material, metal] → bande f
to tear a strip off sb, to tear sb off a strip (British) (= criticize severely) → remonter les bretelles à qn
[land] → bande f; [water] → étendue f
(US) (= street) → rue f
(SPORT) (= uniform) → tenue f
wearing the Celtic strip → en tenue du Celtic
vt
(= undress) → déshabiller
(= remove layer) [+ paint] → décaper; [+ bark] → retirer
to strip the bark from a tree → écorcer un arbre
(= remove everything from) [+ house] → démonter
to strip the bed → retirer la literie
(also strip down) (= dismantle) [+ engine, rifle, machine] → démonter
(= deprive) to strip sb of sth (rights, title, property)dépouiller qn de qch
vise déshabiller
strip off
vi (= undress) → se déshabiller
vt sep (= remove) [+ paint] → décaper; [+ bark] → retirerstrip cartoon n (British)bande f dessinéestrip club strip joint (US) nboîte f de striptease

strip

n
(= narrow piece)Streifen m; (of metal)Band nt ? comic strip, tear off
(Brit Sport) → Trikot nt, → Dress m
(US: = main street) → Hauptgeschäftsstraße f
(inf: = airstrip) → Start-und-Lande-Bahn f, → Piste (inf) f
(inf: = striptease) to do a stripstrippen (inf)
vt
(= remove clothes etc from) personausziehen; bedabziehen; wall (= remove paint from)abkratzen; (= remove paper from)die Tapeten abziehen von; floorabziehen, abschleifen; paintabbeizen; wallpaperabziehen; (= remove contents from)ausräumen; to strip somebody naked or to the skinjdn bis auf die Haut ausziehen, jdn nackt ausziehen; to strip a house of its contentsein Haus ausräumen; to strip a room of all its picturesalle Bilder aus einem Zimmer entfernen; to strip something from or off somethingetw von etw entfernen; to strip a tree of fruiteinen Baum abernten; the wind stripped the leaves from or off the treesder Wind wehte die Blätter von den Bäumen; to strip the bark from the treesBäume schälen or entrinden; stripped of somethingohne etw; stripped of official language, this means …in einfachen Worten heißt das …
(fig: = deprive of) → berauben (→ of +gen); he was stripped of his titlesseine Titel wurden ihm aberkannt
(Tech) (= damage) gearkaputt machen (inf), → beschädigen; screwüberdrehen; (= dismantle) engine, car, gunauseinandernehmen, zerlegen; to strip the thread (off a screw)eine Schraube überdrehen
vi (= remove clothes)sich ausziehen; (at doctor’s) → sich frei machen; (= perform striptease)strippen (inf); to strip nakedsich bis auf die Haut ausziehen, sich ganz ausziehen; to strip to the waistden Oberkörper frei machen; stripped to the waistmit nacktem Oberkörper

strip

:
strip cartoon
n (Brit) → Comic(strip) m
strip club
nStripteaseklub m
strip cropping
n (Agr) → Streifenpflanzung f

strip

:
strip farming
n (Agr) → Streifenpflanzung f, → Streifenflurwirtschaft f
strip light
n (esp Brit) → Neonröhre f
strip lighting
n (esp Brit) → Neonlicht ntor -beleuchtung f

strip

:
strip mall
n (US) → Einkaufsmeile f
strip mill
nWalzwerk nt
strip mine
n (US) → Tagebau m
strip mining
n (US) → Abbau müber Tage

strip

:
strip poker
nStrippoker nt
strip-search
vteiner Leibesvisitation (dat)unterziehen; he was stripeder musste sich einer Leibesvisitation unterziehen
strip show
nStrip(tease)show f, → Striptease m or nt
striptease
nStriptease m or nt; to do a stripstrippen (inf), → einen Striptease machen
adj attrStriptease-; strip actStripteasenummer f

strip

[strɪp]
1. n
a. (gen) → striscia; (of metal) → nastro (Aer) → pista
comic strip → fumetto
to tear a strip off sb (fig) (fam) → dare una lavata di capo a qn
b. (Sport) (clothes) → divisa
wearing the Celtic strip → con la divisa del Celtic
2. vt
a. (person, plants, bushes) → spogliare; (bed) → disfare; (house) → vuotare, svuotare; (wallpaper) → staccare; (paint) → togliere; (furniture, woodwork) → sverniciare
to strip from → staccare (or togliere) da
to strip sb/sth of sth → spogliare qn/qc di qc
he was stripped of his rank (Mil) → è stato degradato
b. (Tech) (also strip down) (engine) → smontare
3. vi (undress) → spogliarsi, svestirsi; (do striptease) → fare lo spogliarello
to strip to the waist → spogliarsi fino alla cintola
strip off vi + advspogliarsi

strip

(strip) past tense, past participle stripped verb
1. to remove the covering from something. He stripped the old varnish off the wall; He stripped the branch (of its bark) with his knife.
2. to undress. She stripped the child (naked) and put him in the bath; He stripped and dived into the water; They were told to strip to the waist.
3. to remove the contents of (a house etc). The house/room was stripped bare / stripped of its furnishings; They stripped the house of all its furnishings.
4. to deprive (a person) of something. The officer was stripped of his rank for misconduct.
noun
1. a long narrow piece of (eg cloth, ground etc). a strip of paper.
2. a strip cartoon.
3. a footballer's shirt, shorts, socks etc. The team has a red and white strip.
strip cartoon
a row of drawings, eg in a newspaper or comic paper, telling a story.
ˈstrip-lighting noun
lighting by long tubes rather than bulbs.
ˌstrip-ˈtease noun
the act, by a woman, of removing her clothes one by one as a theatrical entertainment.
adjective
a strip-tease show.
strip off
to remove clothes or a covering from a thing or person. He stripped (his clothes) off and had a shower; The doctor stripped his bandage off.

strip

شَرِيطَة, يُجَرِّدُ proužek, svléci (se) strimmel, tage tøjet af ausziehen, Streifen απογυμνώνω, λωρίδα desnudarse, quitarse la ropa, tira riisua, suikale bande, se déshabiller svlačiti se, traka spogliare, striscia ストリップ, はぐ 긴 조각, 벗기다 strook, uitkleden (zich) remse, ta av rozebrać się, striptiz despir-se, faixa полоска, раздевать(ся) remsa, strippa แก้ผ้า, แถบ şerit, soyunmak mảnh, thoát y 剥去,

strip

n tira; test — tira reactiva (para sangre)
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A pleasant green field, with three wide-spreading oaks in the middle and a smooth strip of turf for croquet.
That spring, Jesse had bought part of a long strip of black swamp land that lay in the valley of Wine Creek.
North of the house, inside the ploughed fire-breaks, grew a thick-set strip of box-elder trees, low and bushy, their leaves already turning yellow.
Then she watched him as, with his cakes in his hand, he crossed her strip of cotton back of the cabin, and disappeared into the wood.
On a strip of land, which appeared from his stand too narrow to contain such an army, but which, in truth, extended many hundreds of yards from the shores of the Horican to the base of the mountain, were to be seen the white tents and military engines of an encampment of ten thousand men.
A strip about as high as my head and half around the room.
The foundation of their airy castles lay already before them in the strip of rich alluvium on the river bank, where the North Fork, sharply curving round the base of Devil's Spur, had for centuries swept the detritus of gulch and canyon.
By Uncle Jaffrey's last will and testament, as you are aware, his entire property was bequeathed to me, with the single exception of a life interest to yourself in this old family mansion, and the strip of patrimonial estate remaining attached to it.
And in the deep forest, where only the old trees can hear, and the strip of sky see it, he talks with thee, sitting on a heap of moss
A small wool hat rested on the top of his nose, for so his scanty strip of forehead might be called, and the skirts of his black coat fluttered out almost to the horses tail.
The counterpane was of patchwork, full of odd little parti-colored squares and triangles; and this arm of his tattooed all over with an interminable Cretan labyrinth of a figure, no two parts of which were of one precise shade --owing I suppose to his keeping his arm at sea unmethodically in sun and shade, his shirt sleeves irregularly rolled up at various times --this same arm of his, I say, looked for all the world like a strip of that same patchwork quilt.
Then they led him to a room and told him to strip for a bath; after which he had to walk down a long gallery, past the grated cell doors of the inmates of the jail.