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Meaning of STRIPE

Pronunciation:  strIp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material
  2. [n]  a marking of a different color or texture from the background
  3. [n]  V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
  4. [n]  a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service
  5. [v]  mark with stripes

STRIPE is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: band, banding, chevron, grade insignia, streak, stripes
 See Also: adornment, badge, band, cigar band, garment, hatband, mark, marking, neckband, stria, striation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Stripe\, n. [OD. strijpe a stripe, streak; akin to LG.
    stripe, D. streep, Dan. stribe, G. strief, striefen, MHG.
    striefen to glide, march.]
    1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a
       different color or structure from the ground; hence, any
       linear variation of color or structure; as, a stripe, or
       streak, of red on a green ground; a raised stripe.
    2. (Weaving) A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads
       in sets of alternating colors, or in sets presenting some
       other contrast of appearance.
    3. A strip, or long, narrow piece attached to something of a
       different color; as, a red or blue stripe sewed upon a
    4. A stroke or blow made with a whip, rod, scourge, or the
       like, such as usually leaves a mark.
             Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed.
                                                   --Deut. xxv.
    5. A long, narrow discoloration of the skin made by the blow
       of a lash, rod, or the like.
             Cruelty marked him with inglorious stripes.
    6. Color indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing
       characteristic; sign; likeness; sort; as, persons of the
       same political stripe. [Colloq. U.S.]
    7. pl. (Mil.) The chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned
    {Stars and Stripes}. See under {Star}, n.
  2. \Stripe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Striped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different
       colors or textures; to variegate with stripes.
    2. To strike; to lash. [R.]
Computing Dictionary

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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing stripes in your dream, suggests that you are making a bold and daring statement. Horizontal stripes represent your directness and straightforwardness, while vertical stripes indicate that you are a non-conformist. In particular, black and white vertical stripes signify your limited way of thinking and close-mindedness.