the act of decorating or otherwise providing with stripes:
The striping of the boat proceeded slowly.
a striped pattern:
the striping of the zebra; striping of different colors.
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.
a fabric or material containing such a band or bands.
a strip of braid, tape, or the like.
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.
a strip, or long, narrow piece of anything:
a stripe of beach.
a streak or layer of a different nature within a substance.
style, variety, sort, or kind:
a man of quite a different stripe.
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.
to mark or furnish with a stripe or stripes.
a relatively long band of distinctive colour or texture that differs from the surrounding material or background
a fabric having such bands
a strip, band, or chevron of fabric worn on a military uniform, etc, esp one that indicates rank
(mainly US & Canadian) kind; sort; type: a man of a certain stripe
(transitive) to mark with a stripe or stripes
a stroke from a whip, rod, cane, etc
noun, Slang. 1. a nightclub or other establishment featuring striptease performances.
noun, Theater. 1. a row of lamps, provided with a reflector for floodlighting the stage, used as border lights, footlights, backing lights, etc.
- Strip lighting
noun 1. electric lighting by means of long glass tubes that are fluorescent lamps or that contain long filaments
noun 1. a youth. noun 1. a lad