striate
I. transitive verb (striated; striating) Date: 1646 to mark with striations or striae II. adjective Date: 1670 striated

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  • Striate — Stri ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Striated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Striating}.] [See {Striate}, a.] To mark with stria[ae]. Striated longitudinally. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Striate — Stri ate, Striated Stri a*ted, a. [L. striatus, p. p. of striare to furnish with channels, from stria a channel.] Marked with stria[ae], or fine grooves, or lines of color; showing narrow structural bands or lines; as, a striated crystal;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • striate — (v.) 1670s, from Mod.L. striatus, from L. stria (see STRIATION (Cf. striation)). Related: Striated; striating …   Etymology dictionary

  • striate — technical ► ADJECTIVE ▪ marked with striae. ► VERB (striated) ▪ marked with striae. DERIVATIVES striation noun …   English terms dictionary

  • striate — [strī′āt΄; ] for adj., usually [, strī′it] vt. striated, striating [< L striatus, grooved, furrowed, pp. of striare, to groove, channel < stria: see STRIA] to mark with striae; stripe, band, furrow, etc. adj. marked with striae: said esp.… …   English World dictionary

  • striate — v. /struy ayt/; adj. /struy it, ayt/, v., striated, striating, adj. v.t. 1. to mark with striae; furrow; stripe; streak. adj. 2. striated. [1660 70; < L striatus furrowed, fluted, equiv. to stri(a) (see STRIA) + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • striate — 1. verb To mark something with striations. 2. adjective striated …   Wiktionary

  • striate — Striped; marked by striae. [L. striatus, furrowed] * * * stri·ate strī ət, .āt adj STRIATED * * * stri·ate (striґāt) striated …   Medical dictionary

  • striate — A surface bearing fine carinae placed parallel to each other [Ingle, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • striate — Synonyms and related words: band, bar, bespangle, bespeckle, bespot, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, blotch, brand, canal, canalize, carve, chalk, chalk up, chamfer, channel, check, check off, checker, chisel, cicatrize, corrugate, crack, crimp,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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