Strip


Strip

A strip is a long, thin piece of a bigger item; strip, stripping or stripped may refer to:

* Landing strip or runway, where airplanes land
* Landing strip, type of hairstyle
* removing the insulation from the core of an electrical wire, known as stripping the wire
* Power strip, strip of power sockets
* Strip steak, type of beef steak
* Möbius strip, surface with one side and one boundary component
* Triangle strip, method for rendering computer graphics
* Strip (Unix), Unix command
* strip, financial instrument
* Striptease, act of removing one's clothes slowly to music
* Strip search, removal of a person's clothing to check for contraband
* Strip mall, small, neighborhood shopping area
* Stripping (chemistry), removal of one or more components from a liquid stream to a vapor stream
*Paint stripper, a solvent that removes paint
* Hand stripping, a technique for grooming the coats of dogs

In comics:
* Comic strip, drawing
* Sunday strip, newspaper comic strip format
* "The Strip" (comic), UK free comics magazine

In TV, film, or video:
* The Strip (TV series), an Australian television drama series
* The Strip (US TV series), an American television drama series
* Stripping (television), method of broadcasting consecutive episodes
* "The Strip (1951 film)", a 1951 Academy Award nominated film

In locations:
* Agacher Strip War, 100-mile long strip of land in northeastern Burkina Faso
* Aozou Strip, strip of land in northern Chad
* Caprivi Strip, narrow protrusion of Namibia
* Cherokee Outlet or Cherokee Strip, strip of land south of the Oklahoma-Kansas border
* Cherokee Strip (Kansas), disputed strip of land in southern Kansas
* Cotai Strip, name of Las Vegas Sands' casino resort project in Macau
* Frontier Strip, region of U.S. states from North Dakota south to Texas
* Gaza Strip, narrow strip of land along the Mediterranean, in the Middle East
* Las Vegas Strip, section of Las Vegas Boulevard South
* Mayor Magrath Drive or The Strip, roadway in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
* Sabine Free State or Neutral Strip, strip of land between America's Louisiana Purchase and Spanish Texas
* Strip District, a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
* Sunset Strip, 1.5 mile stretch of Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, California
* Gold Coast (region), Australia
* Tarfaya Strip, strip of land located at the southernmost tip of Morocco
* Toledo strip, the cause of the Toledo War

In music:
* Stripped (song), single by Depeche Mode
* "Strip" (album) by Adam Ant, and his single of the same name
* "Stripped" (Rolling Stones album), live album released in 1995
* "Stripped" (Christina Aguilera album), her second English studio album


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  • 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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