Striations means a series of ridges, furrows or linear marks, and are used in several ways
* Glacial striation
* Striation (geology), a striation as a result of a geological fault
* In medicine, striated muscle
* Striations can be found in certain glasses. These have been caused by turbulent flow during teeming (pouring) of the glass.

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  • striation — [ strijasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1873; de strier ♦ Didact. Disposition par stries parallèles. Opération qui consiste à tracer des stries sur une surface. Ensemble de stries. ♢ Phys. Technique de striation : procédé de visualisation des ondes sonores… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Striation — Stri*a tion, n. 1. The quality or condition of being striated. [1913 Webster] 2. A stria; as, the striations on a shell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Striation — Striation. См. Бороздчатость. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • striation — (n.) 1849, from Mod.L. stria strip, streak, in classical L. furrow, channel, flute of a column; cognate with Du. striem, O.H.G. strimo, Ger. strieme stripe, streak, from PIE root *streig (see STRIGIL (Cf. strigil)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • striation — [strī ā′shən] n. 1. the condition of having striae 2. the arrangement of striae 3. STRIA …   English World dictionary

  • striation — dryžuotumas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. banding; striation vok. Banding, n; Bildstreifung, f; streifenartige Bildverzerrung, f rus. полосатость, f pranc. effet de bande, m; striation, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • striation — (stri a sion) s. f. Disposition par stries. La striation de la substance des plumes. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Strié …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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

  • striation — noun Date: circa 1847 1. a. the fact or state of being striated b. arrangement of striations or striae 2. a minute groove, scratch, or channel especially when one of a parallel series 3. any of the alternate dark and light cross bands of a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • striation — n. [L. stria, furrow] A longitudinal ridge or furrow …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology