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1. striation

noun. any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue.

Synonyms

  • stria
  • channel

Antonyms

  • unbar
  • unfasten
  • untie

Etymology

  • -tion (English)
  • -cion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stria (English)
  • stria (Latin)

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2. striation

noun. a stripe or stripes of contrasting color.

Synonyms

  • stripe
  • streak
  • collar
  • banding
  • stria
  • bar
  • band

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • proliferation
  • free
  • allow

Etymology

  • -tion (English)
  • -cion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stria (English)
  • stria (Latin)

Example sentences of the word striation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Visible muscle definition and striation depends on your level of body fat.

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