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I UK [strɪp] / US verb
Word forms "strip":
present tense I/you/we/they strip he/she/it strips present participle stripping past tense stripped past participle stripped
1)
a) [intransitive/transitive] to take off all of your clothes or all of another person's clothes

They all stripped and ran into the water.

Josh was stripped to the waist (= naked above the waist).

strip naked:

The soldiers were forced to strip naked in freezing temperatures.

b) [intransitive] to take off your clothes as entertainment

She made money stripping in bars.

2)
a) [transitive] to remove something that covers something

We spent the weekend stripping wallpaper.

strip something off/from something:

The wind had stripped the leaves from the trees.

b) to remove sheets and other covers from a bed
3) [transitive] to take something such as a machine apart
4)
a) [transitive] to take something away using force or authority
strip someone of something:

They stripped the prisoners of weapons and cash.

b) to remove everything useful from a room or a vehicle

Thieves had stripped the car when police found it.

Phrasal verbs:
II UK [strɪp] / US noun
Word forms "strip":
singular strip plural strips
1)
a) [countable] a piece of something such as cloth, paper, or grass that is much longer than it is wide

a strip of tape

Cut the turkey into strips.

b) a long narrow area of land

The airport is built on a low-lying strip of land.

2) [countable] British a uniform worn by the players in a team

the French away strip (= worn by French players for games outside France)

3) [singular] a type of entertainment in which someone takes off their clothes
4) [countable] a comic strip

English dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • strip# — strip vb Strip, divest, denude, bare, dismantle can mean to deprive a person or thing of what clothes, furnishes, or invests him or it. Strip stresses a pulling or tearing off rather than a laying bare, though the latter implication is frequent;… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Strip — Strip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stripped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stripping}.] [OE. stripen, strepen, AS. str?pan in bestr?pan to plunder; akin to D. stroopen, MHG. stroufen, G. streifen.] 1. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strip — Студийный альбом Адам Ант Дата выпуска ноябрь 1983 Записан …   Википедия

  • strip — strip1 [strip] vt. stripped, stripping [ME strepen < OE stripan, akin to streifen, to strip off < IE * streub < base * ster , to streak, stroke > STRIKE] 1. to remove (the clothing or covering) of or from (a person); make naked;… …   English World dictionary

  • Strip me? — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda strip me? Álbum de Anna Tsuchiya Publicación 2 de agosto, 2006 Grabación 2005, 2006 …   Wikipedia Español

  • strip — ‘narrow piece’ [15] and strip ‘remove covering’ [13] are distinct words. The former was perhaps borrowed from Middle Low German strippe ‘strap’, and may be related to English stripe [17], an acquisition from Middle Dutch strīfe. A stripling [13]… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • strip — ‘narrow piece’ [15] and strip ‘remove covering’ [13] are distinct words. The former was perhaps borrowed from Middle Low German strippe ‘strap’, and may be related to English stripe [17], an acquisition from Middle Dutch strīfe. A stripling [13]… …   Word origins

  • Strip — Strip, n. 1. A narrow piece, or one comparatively long; as, a strip of cloth; a strip of land. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) A trough for washing ore. [1913 Webster] 3. (Gunnery) The issuing of a projectile from a rifled gun without acquiring the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strip Me? — Álbum de Anna Tsuchiya Publicación 2 de agosto, 2006 Grabación 2005, 2006 Género(s) J Rock, Punk …   Wikipedia Español

  • Strip Me? — Album par Anna Tsuchiya Sortie 2 août 2006 24 octobre 2006 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Strip — Strip, v. i. 1. To take off, or become divested of, clothes or covering; to undress. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) To fail in the thread; to lose the thread, as a bolt, screw, or nut. See {Strip}, v. t., 8. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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