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Overview of noun strip

The noun strip has 6 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (8) strip

(a relatively long narrow piece of something; "he felt a flat strip of muscle")

2. (6) strip, slip

(artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material)

3. (4) airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, strip

(an airfield without normal airport facilities)

4. (1) comic strip, cartoon strip, strip, funnies

(a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book)

5. strip

(thin piece of wood or metal)

6. strip, striptease, strip show

(a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music; "she did a strip right in front of everyone")


Overview of verb strip

The verb strip has 13 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (7) deprive, strip, divest

(take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets")

2. (2) undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel

(get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living")

3. (1) strip

(remove the surface from; "strip wood")

4. (1) leach, strip

(remove substances from by a percolating liquid; "leach the soil")

5. (1) denude, bare, denudate, strip

(lay bare; "denude a forest")

6. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray

(steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners")

7. clean, strip

(remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm")

8. strip

(strip the cured leaves from; "strip tobacco")

9. strip

(remove the thread (of screws))

10. strip

(remove a constituent from a liquid)

11. strip, dismantle

(take off or remove; "strip a wall of its wallpaper")

12. strip

(draw the last milk (of cows))

13. strip, undress, divest, disinvest

(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")

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