v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Stripped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Stripping.]
They stripped Joseph out of his coat.
- Gen. xxxvii. 23.
2.To divest of clothing; to uncover.
Strip your sword stark naked.
- Shak.
3.(Naut.) To dismantle; as, to strip a ship of rigging, spars, etc.
4.(Agric.) To pare off the surface of, as land, in strips.
5.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.
6.To pass; to get clear of; to outstrip.
7.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.
8.(Mach.) To tear off (the thread) from a bolt or nut; as, the thread is stripped.
9.To remove the metal coating from (a plated article), as by acids or electrolytic action.
10.(Carding) To remove fiber, flock, or lint from; - said of the teeth of a card when it becomes partly clogged.
11.To pick the cured leaves from the stalks of (tobacco) and tie them into "hands"; to remove the midrib from (tobacco leaves).
v. i.1.To take off, or become divested of, clothes or covering; to undress.
2.(Mach.) To fail in the thread; to lose the thread, as a bolt, screw, or nut. See Strip, v. t., 8.
n.1.A narrow piece, or one comparatively long; as, a strip of cloth; a strip of land.
2.(Mining) A trough for washing ore.
3.(Gunnery) The issuing of a projectile from a rifled gun without acquiring the spiral motion.
Noun1.strip - a relatively long narrow piece of something; "he felt a flat strip of muscle"
2.strip - artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
Synonyms: slip
3.Stripstrip - an airfield without normal airport facilities
4.strip - a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
5.strip - thin piece of wood or metal
6.strip - a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music; "she did a strip right in front of everyone"
Verb1.strip - take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
Synonyms: deprive, divest
2.strip - get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
3.strip - remove the surface from; "strip wood"
4.strip - remove substances from by a percolating liquid; "leach the soil"
Synonyms: leach
5.strip - lay bare; "denude a forest"
Synonyms: denudate, denude, bare
6.strip - steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
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"
Synonyms: clean
8.strip - strip the cured leaves from; "strip tobacco"
9.strip - remove the thread (of screws)
10.strip - remove a constituent from a liquid
11.strip - take off or remove; "strip a wall of its wallpaper"
Synonyms: dismantle
12.strip - draw the last milk (of cows)
13.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"
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