NounStripe (plural Stripes)
- A long, straight region of a single colour.
- (in the plural) The badge worn by certain officers in the military or other forces.
- (transitive) To mark with stripes.
- (transitive, computing) To distribute data across several separate physical disks to reduce the time to read and write.
Hershey bar, animus, aptitude, aviation badge, badge, band, bandeau, bar, baste, bastinado, beat, belabor, belt, bent, bespangle, bespeckle, bespot, bias, birch, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, blood, blotch, body-build, box, brand, breed, buffet, cane, cast, chalk, chalk up, character, characteristic, characteristics, check, check off, checker, chevron, chicken, cicatrize, clan, class, club, color, complexion, composition, constituents, constitution, cowhide, crack, crasis, craze, cross-hatching, cudgel, cuff, cut, dapple, dash, define, delimit, delineation, demarcate, denomination, description, designation, dharma, diagonal, diathesis, discolor, disposition, dot, dotted line, drub, eagle, eccentricity, engrave, epaulet, ethos, feather, fiber, fillet, flagellate, flail, flake, flap, fleck, flog, form, frame, freckle, fustigate, gash, genius, genre, genus, give a whipping, give the stick, grain, habit, hachure, hairline, harlequin, hash mark, hatch, hatching, hide, horsewhip, hue, humor, humors, idiosyncrasy, ilk, impress, imprint, inclination, individualism, insignia of branch, iris, kidney, kin, kind, knout, label, lace, lash, lather, lay on, leaning, length, line, lineation, list, lot, maculate, make, make a mark, makeup, manner, marble, marbleize, mark, mark off, mark out, mental set, mettle, mind, mind-set, mold, motley, mottle, nature, nick, notch, number, oak leaf, order, organization insignia, overseas bar, parachute badge, patch, pencil, pepper, persuasion, phylum, physique, pip, pistol-whip, point, polychrome, polychromize, pommel, predilection, predisposition, preference, prick, print, proclivity, propensity, property, pummel, punch, punctuate, puncture, quality, race, rainbow, rawhide, ribbon, riddle, scar, scarify, score, scotch, scourge, scratch, seal, seam, service stripe, set, shape, shoulder patch, shoulder sleeve insignia, slant, slap, slash, smack, smite, somatotype, sort, spangle, spank, species, speck, speckle, spirit, splotch, spot, spread eagle, sprinkle, stain, stamp, star, stigmatize, stipple, strain, strake, strap, streak, streaking, stria, striate, striation, striature, striga, string, striola, strip, striping, stroke, stud, style, sublineation, submarine badge, suchness, swinge, switch, system, tattoo, temper, temperament, tendency, tenor, tessellate, the like of, the likes of, thrash, thump, tick, tick off, tone, trace, tribe, trounce, truncheon, turn, turn of mind, twist, type, underline, underlining, underscore, underscoring, variegate, variety, vein, virgule, wallop, warp, way, whale, whip, whop, yerk
- (UK), (US) IPA: /stɹaɪp/, SAMPA: /str\aIp/
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- Rhymes: -aɪp
- (noun) From Middle Dutch or Middle Low German stripe.
- (verb) From the first one. (cf Dutch strippen)
- The translations below need to be checked.
- French: rayer
- Stripe in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Stripe in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- Stripe at OneLook Dictionary Search