stripping

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

stripping

  1. present participle of strip

Noun[edit]

stripping ‎(plural strippings)

  1. The act of one who strips.
    • H. Spencer
      The mutual bows and courtesies [] are remants of the original prostrations and strippings of the captive.
    • Elizabeth Gaskell
      Never were cows that required such stripping.
  2. (chemistry, engineering) A physical separation process where one or more components are removed from a liquid stream by a vapor stream