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Meaning of STRIATION

Pronunciation:  strI'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stripe of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"
  2. [n]  any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue
 

STRIATION is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: band, stria, stria
 
 See Also: channel, groove, streak, stretch mark, stripe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stri*a"tion\, n.
1. The quality or condition of being striated.

2. A stria; as, the striations on a shell.

 

 

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