Associations to the word «Stripe»


STRIPE, noun. A long, straight region of a single colour.
STRIPE, noun. (in the plural) The badge worn by certain officers in the military or other forces.
STRIPE, noun. (informal) Distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort.
STRIPE, noun. A long narrow mark left by striking with a lash or rod; by extension, such a stroke.
STRIPE, noun. (weaving) A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colours, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.
STRIPE, verb. (transitive) To mark with stripes.
STRIPE, verb. (transitive) (computing) To distribute data across several separate physical disks to reduce the time to read and write.

Dictionary definition

STRIPE, noun. An adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material.
STRIPE, noun. A piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service.
STRIPE, noun. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service; "they earned their stripes in Kuwait".
STRIPE, noun. A kind or category; "businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal".
STRIPE, noun. A narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave".
STRIPE, verb. Mark with stripes.

Wise words

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