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strip

Definitions


[strɪp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- remove all coverings from
(e.g: they stripped the bed)

- leave bare of accessories or fittings
(e.g: thieves stripped the room of luggage)

- deprive someone of (rank, power, or property)
(e.g: the lieutenant was stripped of his rank)

- sell off (the assets of a company) for profit.

- tear the thread or teeth from (a screw, gearwheel, etc.).

- (of a bullet) be fired from a rifled gun without spin owing to a loss of surface.


Phrases:

Origin:
Middle English (as a verb): of Germanic origin; related to Dutch stropen. strip (sense 2 of the noun) arose in the late 20th century, possibly from the notion of clothing to which a player ‘strips’ down


[strɪp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an act of undressing, especially in a striptease
(e.g: she got drunk and did a strip on top of the piano)

- the identifying outfit worn by the members of a sports team while playing
(e.g: the team's away strip is a garish mix of red, white, and blue)


Phrases:

Origin:


[strɪp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a long, narrow piece of cloth, paper, plastic, or some other material
(e.g: a strip of linen)

- a comic strip
(e.g: a strip cartoon)

- a programme broadcast regularly at the same time
(e.g: he hosts a weekly two-hour advice strip)


Phrases:

Origin:
late Middle English: from or related to Middle Low German strippe ‘strap, thong’, probably also to stripe




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