stripe

  • 1 Stripe — Stripe, n. [OD. strijpe a stripe, streak; akin to LG. stripe, D. streep, Dan. stribe, G. strief, striefen, MHG. striefen to glide, march.] 1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different color or structure from the ground; hence,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 stripe — [strīp] n. [< MLowG & MDu strīpe < IE * streib < base * ster > STRIP2] 1. a long, narrow band, mark, or streak, differing in color, texture, or material from the surrounding area 2. [often pl.] a fabric or garment with a pattern of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Stripe — Stripe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Striped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Striping}.] 1. To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different colors or textures; to variegate with stripes. [1913 Webster] 2. To strike; to lash. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 stripe — [straıp] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Probably from Middle Dutch] 1.) a line of colour, especially one of several lines of colour all close together ▪ a shirt with black and white stripes vertical/horizontal stripes 2.) of all stripes/of every… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 stripe — stripe; stripe·less; …

    English syllables

  • 6 stripe — n 1 *strip, band, ribbon, fillet 2 charcter, description, nature, *type, kind, sort, kidney, ilk …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 stripe — [n] line, strip band, banding, bar, border, decoration, division, fillet, layer, ribbon, rule, streak, striation, stroke; concepts 284,622 …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 stripe — ► NOUN 1) a long narrow band or strip of a different colour or texture from the surface on either side of it. 2) a chevron sewn on to a uniform to denote military rank. 3) chiefly N. Amer. a type or category. ► VERB (usu. be striped) ▪ mark with… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Stripe — A stripe is a long, straight region of a single color, it may refer to:* Candystripe, a pattern of diagonal stripes twisted around a cylinder stereotypically embodied by the candy cane * Candystriper, a nickname for a female hospital volunteer… …

    Wikipedia

  • 10 stripe — {{11}}stripe (n.1) a line or band in cloth, 1620s (but probably much older), from M.Du. or M.L.G. stripe stripe, streak, from P.Gmc. *stripanan (Cf. Dan. stribe a striped fabric, Ger. Streifen stripe ), cognate with O.Ir. sriab stripe, from PIE… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 stripe — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, welt, long scar, blow, probably from stripe band on a garment Date: 15th century a stroke or blow with a rod or lash II. transitive verb (striped; striping) Etymology: Middle English, to place bands or edging on …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 stripe — noun 1 long narrow line ADJECTIVE ▪ broad, wide ▪ narrow, thin ▪ bold, dark ▪ subtle …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 stripe — n. strip, band 1) a sergeant s stripes 2) a service stripe (worn on a soldier s sleeve to indicate length of service) sort (esp. AE) 3) of a certain stripe (people of their stripe) * * * [straɪp] [ strip, band ] a sergeant s stripes [ sort ] (esp …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 stripe — stripe1 stripeless, adj. /struyp/, n., v., striped, striping. n. 1. a relatively long, narrow band of a different color, appearance, weave, material, or nature from the rest of a surface or thing: the stripes of a zebra. 2. a fabric or material… …

    Universalium

  • 15 stripe — stripe1 [ straıp ] noun count * 1. ) a line of one color on a background of a different color: a white shirt with red stripes The male has a distinctive white stripe above the eyes. 2. ) a band of cloth on a uniform showing the rank of the person …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 stripe — I [[t]straɪp[/t]] n. v. striped, strip•ing 1) a narrow band differing in color, material, or texture from the background parts 2) tex a fabric or material containing such bands 3) tex a strip of braid, tape, or the like 4) variety; sort: a person …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 stripe */ — UK [straɪp] / US noun [countable] Word forms stripe : singular stripe plural stripes 1) a line of one colour on a background of a different colour a white shirt with red stripes The male has a distinctive white stripe above the eyes. 2) a band of …

    English dictionary

  • 18 stripe — I. /straɪp / (say struyp) noun 1. a relatively long, narrow band of a different colour, appearance, weave, material, or nature from the rest of a surface or thing: the stripes of a zebra. 2. a striped fabric or material. 3. a strip of braid or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 stripe — n. 1 a long narrow band or strip differing in colour or texture from the surface on either side of it (black with a red stripe). 2 Mil. a chevron etc. denoting military rank. 3 US a category of character, opinion, etc. (a man of that stripe). 4… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 stripe — 01. Tigers have [stripes] to keep them from being seen in the forest. 02. Her pink polka dot skirt didn t go very well with her green and blue [striped] blouse. 03. A rainbow is a large band of parallel [stripes] which displays the full spectrum… …

    Grammatical examples in English


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