Stripes



noun
1.
a relatively long, narrow band of a different color, appearance, weave, material, or nature from the rest of a surface or thing:
the stripes of a zebra.
2.
a fabric or material containing such a band or bands.
3.
a strip of braid, tape, or the like.
4.
stripes.

a number or combination of such strips, worn on a military, naval, or other uniform as a badge of rank, service, good conduct, combat wounds, etc.
Informal. status or recognition as a result of one’s efforts, experience, or achievements:
She earned her stripes as a traveling sales representative and then moved up to district manager.

5.
a strip, or long, narrow piece of anything:
a stripe of beach.
6.
a streak or layer of a different nature within a substance.
7.
style, variety, sort, or kind:
a man of quite a different stripe.
8.
Also called magnetic stripe. Movies. a strip of iron oxide layer on the edge of a film that is used for recording and reproducing a magnetic sound track.
verb (used with object), striped, striping.
9.
to mark or furnish with a stripe or stripes.
noun
1.
a stroke with a whip, rod, etc., as in punishment.
magnetic strip
noun
1.
a strip of magnetic material on which information may be stored, as by an electromagnetic process, for automatic reading, decoding, or recognition by a device that detects magnetic variations on the strip:
a credit card with a magnetic strip to prevent counterfeiting.
noun
1.
a relatively long band of distinctive colour or texture that differs from the surrounding material or background
2.
a fabric having such bands
3.
a strip, band, or chevron of fabric worn on a military uniform, etc, esp one that indicates rank
4.
(mainly US & Canadian) kind; sort; type: a man of a certain stripe
verb
5.
(transitive) to mark with a stripe or stripes
noun
1.
a stroke from a whip, rod, cane, etc
stripe
Strip

as a punishment were not to exceed forty (Deut. 25:1-3), and hence arose the custom of limiting them to thirty-nine (2 Cor. 11:24). Paul claimed the privilege of a Roman citizen in regard to the infliction of stripes (Acts 16:37, 38; 22:25-29). Our Lord was beaten with stripes (Matt. 27:26).

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