stripe


stripe
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. line, band, streak, belt, hash mark; class, ilk. See length, variegation.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. line, division, strip, discoloration, varicolor, contrasting color, streak, border, decoration, demarcation, ribbon; see also band 1 , layer .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. band streak, line, bar, strip, stroke, slash, striation, mark, chevron.
2. type kind, sort, ilk, variety, style, breed, race, strain.
3. welt wheal, wale.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A long narrow piece, as of material: band1, bandeau, fillet, strip2. See MATTER. 2. A class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members: breed, cast, description, feather, ilk, kind2, lot, manner, mold, nature, order, sort, species, stamp, type, variety. Informal: persuasion. See GROUP. II verb To mark with a line or band, as of different color or texture: streak, striate, variegate. See MARKS.

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  • Stripe — Stripe, n. [OD. strijpe a stripe, streak; akin to LG. stripe, D. streep, Dan. stribe, G. strief, striefen, MHG. striefen to glide, march.] 1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different color or structure from the ground; hence,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stripe — [strīp] n. [< MLowG & MDu strīpe < IE * streib < base * ster > STRIP2] 1. a long, narrow band, mark, or streak, differing in color, texture, or material from the surrounding area 2. [often pl.] a fabric or garment with a pattern of… …   English World dictionary

  • Stripe — Stripe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Striped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Striping}.] 1. To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different colors or textures; to variegate with stripes. [1913 Webster] 2. To strike; to lash. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stripe — [straıp] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Probably from Middle Dutch] 1.) a line of colour, especially one of several lines of colour all close together ▪ a shirt with black and white stripes vertical/horizontal stripes 2.) of all stripes/of every… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stripe — stripe; stripe·less; …   English syllables

  • stripe — n 1 *strip, band, ribbon, fillet 2 charcter, description, nature, *type, kind, sort, kidney, ilk …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • stripe — [n] line, strip band, banding, bar, border, decoration, division, fillet, layer, ribbon, rule, streak, striation, stroke; concepts 284,622 …   New thesaurus

  • stripe — ► NOUN 1) a long narrow band or strip of a different colour or texture from the surface on either side of it. 2) a chevron sewn on to a uniform to denote military rank. 3) chiefly N. Amer. a type or category. ► VERB (usu. be striped) ▪ mark with… …   English terms dictionary

  • Stripe — A stripe is a long, straight region of a single color, it may refer to:* Candystripe, a pattern of diagonal stripes twisted around a cylinder stereotypically embodied by the candy cane * Candystriper, a nickname for a female hospital volunteer… …   Wikipedia

  • stripe — {{11}}stripe (n.1) a line or band in cloth, 1620s (but probably much older), from M.Du. or M.L.G. stripe stripe, streak, from P.Gmc. *stripanan (Cf. Dan. stribe a striped fabric, Ger. Streifen stripe ), cognate with O.Ir. sriab stripe, from PIE… …   Etymology dictionary

  • stripe — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, welt, long scar, blow, probably from stripe band on a garment Date: 15th century a stroke or blow with a rod or lash II. transitive verb (striped; striping) Etymology: Middle English, to place bands or edging on …   New Collegiate Dictionary