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Meaning of strip

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a relatively long narrow piece of something; "he felt a
           flat strip of muscle"
      2: artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material [syn:
         {strip}, {slip}]
      3: an airfield without normal airport facilities [syn:
         {airstrip}, {flight strip}, {landing strip}, {strip}]
      4: a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or
         comic book [syn: {comic strip}, {cartoon strip}, {strip},
      5: thin piece of wood or metal
      6: a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually
         undresses to music; "she did a strip right in front of
         everyone" [syn: {strip}, {striptease}, {strip show}]
      v 1: take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the
           Jews of all their assets" [syn: {deprive}, {strip},
      2: get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!";
         "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
         [syn: {undress}, {discase}, {uncase}, {unclothe}, {strip},
         {strip down}, {disrobe}, {peel}] [ant: {apparel}, {clothe},
         {dress}, {enclothe}, {fit out}, {garb}, {garment}, {get
         dressed}, {habilitate}, {raiment}, {tog}]
      3: remove the surface from; "strip wood"
      4: remove substances from by a percolating liquid; "leach the
         soil" [syn: {leach}, {strip}]
      5: lay bare; "denude a forest" [syn: {denude}, {bare},
         {denudate}, {strip}]
      6: steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people
         looted the stores that were deserted by their owners" [syn:
         {plunder}, {despoil}, {loot}, {reave}, {strip}, {rifle},
         {ransack}, {pillage}, {foray}]
      7: remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely;
         "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were
         cleaned of apples by the storm" [syn: {clean}, {strip}]
      8: strip the cured leaves from; "strip tobacco"
      9: remove the thread (of screws)
      10: remove a constituent from a liquid
      11: take off or remove; "strip a wall of its wallpaper" [syn:
          {strip}, {dismantle}]
      12: draw the last milk (of cows)
      13: remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly
          undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her
          outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
          [syn: {strip}, {undress}, {divest}, {disinvest}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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