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- (noun) From Middle Dutch or Middle Low German stripe.
- (verb) From the first one. (cf Dutch strippen)
stripe (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.
- (informal) Distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort.
- persons of the same political stripe
- A long narrow mark left by striking with a lash or rod; by extension, such a stroke.
- (weaving) A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colours, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.
long straight region of a colour
- (transitive) To mark with stripes.
- (transitive, computing) To distribute data across several separate physical disks to reduce the time to read and write.
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- 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