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1 strip /ˈstrɪp/ noun
plural strips
1 strip
/ˈstrɪp/
noun
plural strips
Learner's definition of STRIP
[count] : a long, narrow piece of something
[count] : a long, narrow piece of land
see also drag strip, median strip, rumble strip
[count] US : a road that has a lot of shops, restaurants, etc., along it
[count] : airstrip
[count] : comic strip
[singular] British : the uniform worn by a sports team
[count] British : the act of taking your clothes off in a sexually exciting way while someone is watching

tear (someone) off a strip

British, informal or tear a strip off (someone)
: to talk angrily to (someone who has done something wrong)
see also power strip
2 strip /ˈstrɪp/ verb
strips; stripped; stripping
2 strip
/ˈstrɪp/
verb
strips; stripped; stripping
Learner's definition of STRIP
: to remove your clothing
[no object]
often + down
[+ object]
[+ object] : to take the clothes off (someone)
[no object] : to remove your clothing in a sexually exciting way while someone is watching
[+ object] : to remove an outer covering or surface from something
[+ object] : to remove everything (such as furniture or equipment) from (a room, building, car, etc.)
[+ object] : to separate (a machine or piece of equipment) into parts for cleaning or repair often + down
[+ object] : to take (something) away from someone in a forceful way + of often + away often used as (be) stripped
[+ object] : to damage part of a screw or gear so that it does not work properly

strip away

[phrasal verb]
strip (something) away or strip away (something)
: to remove (something that covers a surface) : to pull pieces of a covering away from a surface
: to remove (unimportant material) from something
see also 2strip 5 (above)
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