|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|
|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|
|Related terms:||remove skin pluck decorticate bark|
|7.||[ verb ] remove substances from by a percolating liquid|
"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|
|Related terms:||cartoon newspaper comic|
|10.||[ verb ] remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely|
"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"
|11.||[ verb ] take off or remove|
"strip a wall of its wallpaper"
|Related terms:||remove stripper|
|12.||[ verb ] (zoology,agriculture) draw the last milk (of cows)|
|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)|
|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|
"opencast mining" "an opencut iron mine" "a strip mine"
|Related terms:||mining surface|
|19.||[ verb ] strip the cured leaves from|
|Related terms:||remove sprigger|
|20.||[ noun ] (dance,performing arts) a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music|
"she did a strip right in front of everyone"