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  1. stripe
    IPA[strīp]
  2. noun

    • 1. a long narrow band or strip, typically of the same width throughout its length, differing in color or texture from the surface on either side of it:

      a pair of blue shorts with pink stripes
    • 2. a blow with a scourge or lash.

    • 3. a chevron sewn on to a uniform to denote military rank:

      he was wearing his old uniform without its sergeant's stripes
    • 4. a type or category:

      entrepreneurs of all stripes are joining in the offensive

    verb

    • 1. mark with stripes:

      her body was striped with bands of sunlight
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: stripe, plural noun: stripes

    • noun

      a long, narrow band or strip differing in colour or texture from the surface on either side of it:

      a blow with a scourge or lash.

    • verb

      mark with stripes:
    • adjective

      marked with or having stripes:
    • adjective

      marked with or having stripes:
    • adjective

      (of a garment or material) having a pattern of thin white stripes on a dark background:
    • noun

      a pattern of thin white stripes on a dark background:
    • noun

      a stripe worn on the left sleeve of an enlisted person's tunic, indicating the number of years in service.
    • adjective

      (of a garment or material) having a pattern of thin white stripes on a dark background:
    • noun

      a pattern of thin white stripes on a dark background:
    • noun

      a compact North American maple with large leaves and vertically striped bark.
    • noun

      a large bass of North American coastal waters, with dark horizontal stripes along the upper sides, migrating up streams to breed.
    • noun

      a hyena with numerous black stripes on the body and legs, living in steppe and desert areas from northeastern Africa to India.
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