Meaning of STRIP in English


noun a trough for washing ore.

2. strip ·vt to pare off the surface of, as land, in strips.

3. strip ·vt to divest of clothing; to uncover.

4. strip ·vt to tear off the thread from (a bolt or nut); as, the bolt is stripped.

5. strip ·vt to tear off (the thread) from a bolt or nut; as, the thread is stripped.

6. strip ·vt to dismantle; as, to strip a ship of rigging, spars, ·etc.

7. strip ·noun a narrow piece, or one comparatively long; as, a strip of cloth; a strip of land.

8. strip ·noun the issuing of a projectile from a rifled gun without acquiring the spiral motion.

9. strip ·vt to pass; to get clear of; to outstrip.

10. strip ·vt to remove the metal coating from (a plated article), as by acids or electrolytic action.

11. strip ·vi to fail in the thread; to lose the thread, as a bolt, screw, or nut. ·see strip, ·vt, 8.

12. strip ·vi to take off, or become divested of, clothes or covering; to undress.

13. strip ·vt to remove fiber, flock, or lint from;

— said of the teeth of a card when it becomes partly clogged.

14. strip ·vt to pick the cured leaves from the stalks of (tobacco) and tie them into "hands"; to remove the midrib from (tobacco leaves).

15. strip ·vt to deprive of all milk; to milk dry; to draw the last milk from; hence, to milk with a peculiar movement of the hand on the teats at the last of a milking; as, to strip a cow.

xvi. strip ·vt to pull or tear off, as a covering; to remove; to wrest away; as, to strip the skin from a beast; to strip the bark from a tree; to strip the clothes from a man's back; to strip away all disguisses.

xvii. strip ·vt to deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as, to strip a man of his possession, his rights, his privileges, his reputation; to strip one of his clothes; to strip a beast of his skin; to strip a tree of its bark.

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