1. [ noun ] a relatively long narrow piece of something

"he felt a flat strip of muscle"

Related terms: part row
2. [ verb ] take away possessions from someone
Synonyms: deprive divest dispossess

"The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"

Related terms: take disarm clean expropriate unclothe unsex orphan bereave dispossess clean_out divestiture
3. [ noun ] artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
Synonyms: slip
Related terms: artifact tape edge band ribbon tickertape band stay weather_strip mullion lead screed tab ticker_tape cramp
4. [ noun ] (transportation) an airfield without normal airport facilities
Synonyms: flight_strip landing_strip airstrip
Related terms: airfield flare_path runway
5. [ verb ] get undressed
Synonyms: undress disrobe unclothe strip_down uncase peel discase

"please don't undress in front of everybody!" "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"

Related terms: dress dress take_off doff take_off stripper undress
6. [ verb ] remove the surface from

"strip wood"

Related terms: remove skin pluck decorticate bark
7. [ verb ] remove substances from by a percolating liquid
Synonyms: leach

"leach the soil"

Related terms: remove leach
8. [ verb ] lay bare
Synonyms: bare denudate denude

"denude a forest"

Related terms: clear burn_off defoliate denudation
9. [ noun ] a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
Synonyms: cartoon_strip comic_strip
Related terms: cartoon newspaper comic
10. [ verb ] remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
Synonyms: clean

"The boys cleaned the sandwich platters" "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm" deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc. "The other players cleaned him completely"

Related terms: remove
11. [ verb ] take off or remove
Synonyms: dismantle

"strip a wall of its wallpaper"

Related terms: remove stripper
12. [ verb ] (zoology,agriculture) draw the last milk (of cows)
Related terms: milk
13. [ verb ] remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
Synonyms: disinvest divest undress

"The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim" "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes" "He disinvested himself of his garments"

Related terms: remove undress
14. [ verb ] remove the thread (of screws)
Related terms: smooth
15. [ verb ] (chemistry) remove a constituent from a liquid; in chemistry
Related terms: remove chemistry
16. [ noun ] thin piece of wood or metal
Related terms: lumber slat picket furring_strip jackstraw cleat spline toothpick fingerboard batten
17. [ verb ] (criminal law) steal goods; take as spoils
Synonyms: ransack rifle despoil foray reave pillage loot plunder

"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"

Related terms: take deplume loot plunderer looting spoil plundering
18. [ adjective ] (of mines and mining) worked from the exposed surface
Synonyms: opencut opencast

"opencast mining" "an opencut iron mine" "a strip mine"

Related terms: mining surface
19. [ verb ] strip the cured leaves from

"strip tobacco"

Related terms: remove sprigger
20. [ noun ] (dance,performing arts) a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
Synonyms: strip_show striptease

"she did a strip right in front of everyone"

Related terms: nude_dancing
Similar spelling:   stripe