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Etymology 1

From alterarion of stripe or from Middle Low German strippe

Noun

Singular
strip

Plural
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strip ({{{1}}})
  1. a long, thin piece of a bigger item
    • You use strips of paper in papier mache.
  2. a series of drawings, a comic strip
  3. a landing strip
  4. a street with multiple shopping or entertainment possibilities
  5. (fencing) The fencing area, roughly 14 meters by 2 meters.
  6. (UK football) the uniform of a football team, or the same worn by supporters.
  7. shortened form of striptease.
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Etymology 2

From Middle English strepen, strippen, from Old English strīepan (plunder)

Verb

Infinitive
to strip

Third person singular
strip

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
p

to strip (third-person singular simple present strip, present participle p, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To remove or take away.
    • Norm will strip the old varnish before painting the chair.
  2. (usually Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To take off clothing.
  3. (intransitive) To do a striptease.
  4. (transitive) To completely take away, to plunder.
    • The robbers stripped Norm of everything he owned.
  5. (transitive) To remove the threads from a screw or the teeth from a gear.
  6. (transitive) To remove color from hair, cloth, etc. to prepare it to receive new color.
  7. (transitive) (bridge) To remove all cards of a particular suit from another player. (See also, strip-squeeze.)
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strip m.

  1. comic (a cartoon story)

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