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Webster 1913 Edition


Stripe

Stripe

,
Noun.
[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, any linear variation of color or structure;
as, a
stripe
, or streak, of red on a green ground; a raised
stripe
.
2.
(Weaving)
A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colors, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.
3.
A strip, or long, narrow piece attached to something of a different color;
as, a red or blue
stripe
sewed upon a garment
.
4.
A stroke or blow made with a whip, rod, scourge, or the like, such as usually leaves a mark.
Forty
stripes
he may give him, and not exceed.
Deut. xxv. 3.
5.
A long, narrow discoloration of the skin made by the blow of a lash, rod, or the like.
Cruelty marked him with inglorious
stripes
.
Thomson.
6.
Color indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort;
as, persons of the same political
stripe
.
[Colloq. U.S.]
7.
pl.
(Mil.)
The chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned officer.
Stars and Stripes
.
See under
Star
,
Noun.

Stripe

,
Verb.
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.
2.
To strike; to lash.
[R.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Stripe

STRIPE

,
Noun.
[See Strip. It is probable that this word is taken from stripping.]
1.
A line or long narrow division of any thing, of a different color from the ground as a stripe of red on a green ground; hence, any linear variation of color.
2.
A strip or long narrow piece attached to something of a different color; as a long stripe sewed upon a garment.
3.
The weal or long narrow mark discolored by a lash or rod.
4.
A stroke made with a lash, whip, rod, strap or scourge.
Forty stripes may he give him, and not exceed. Deuteronomy 25.
[A blow with a club is not a stripe.]
5.
Affliction; punishment; sufferings.
By his stripes are we healed. Isaiah 53.

STRIPE

,
Verb.
T.
1.
To make stripes; to form with lines of different colors; to variegate with stripes.
2.
To stripe; to lash. [Little used.]

Definition 2022


stripe

stripe

English

Noun

stripe (plural stripes)

  1. A long, straight region of a single colour.
  2. (in the plural) The badge worn by certain officers in the military or other forces.
  3. (informal) Distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort.
    persons of the same political stripe
  4. A long narrow mark left by striking with a lash or rod; by extension, such a stroke.
    • Bible, Deuteronomy xxv. 3
      Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed.
    • Thomson
      Cruelty marked him with inglorious stripes.
    • 1610, The Tempest, by Shakespeare, act 1 scene 2
      Thou most lying slave, / Whom stripes may move, not kindness!
  5. (weaving) A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colours, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.

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Verb

stripe (third-person singular simple present stripes, present participle striping, simple past and past participle striped)

  1. (transitive) To mark with stripes.
  2. (transitive, computing) To distribute data across several separate physical disks to reduce the time to read and write.

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Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

Related to Old Norse strípaðr, stripóttr, stríprendr and strip n.

Noun

stripe f, m (definite singular stripa or stripen, indefinite plural striper, definite plural stripene)

  1. a stripe
  2. a strip

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Related to Old Norse strípaðr, stripóttr, stríprendr and strip n.

Noun

stripe f (definite singular stripa, indefinite plural striper, definite plural stripene)

  1. a stripe
  2. a strip

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