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 for strip
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Strip \Strip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stripped; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Stripping.] [OE. stripen, strepen, AS. str?pan in bestr?pan
     to plunder; akin to D. stroopen, MHG. stroufen, G. streifen.]
     1. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder;
        especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel;
        as, to strip a man of his possession, his rights, his
        privileges, his reputation; to strip one of his clothes;
        to strip a beast of his skin; to strip a tree of its bark.
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              And strippen her out of her rude array. --Chaucer.
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              They stripped Joseph out of his coat. --Gen. xxxvii.
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              Opinions which . . . no clergyman could have avowed
              without imminent risk of being stripped of his gown.
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     2. To divest of clothing; to uncover.
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              Before the folk herself strippeth she. --Chaucer.
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              Strip your sword stark naked.         --Shak.
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     3. (Naut.) To dismantle; as, to strip a ship of rigging,
        spars, etc.
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     4. (Agric.) To pare off the surface of, as land, in strips.
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     5. To deprive of all milk; to milk dry; to draw the last milk
        from; hence, to milk with a peculiar movement of the hand
        on the teats at the last of a milking; as, to strip a cow.
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     6. To pass; to get clear of; to outstrip. [Obs.]
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              When first they stripped the Malean promontory.
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              Before he reached it he was out of breath,
              And then the other stripped him.      --Beau. & Fl.
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     7. To pull or tear off, as a covering; to remove; to wrest
        away; as, to strip the skin from a beast; to strip the
        bark from a tree; to strip the clothes from a man's back;
        to strip away all disguisses.
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              To strip bad habits from a corrupted heart, is
              stripping off the skin.               --Gilpin.
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     8. (Mach.)
        (a) To tear off (the thread) from a bolt or nut; as, the
            thread is stripped.
        (b) To tear off the thread from (a bolt or nut); as, the
            bolt is stripped.
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     9. To remove the metal coating from (a plated article), as by
        acids or electrolytic action.
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     10. (Carding) To remove fiber, flock, or lint from; -- said
         of the teeth of a card when it becomes partly clogged.
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     11. To pick the cured leaves from the stalks of (tobacco) and
         tie them into "hands"; to remove the midrib from (tobacco
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Strip \Strip\, v. i.
     1. To take off, or become divested of, clothes or covering;
        to undress.
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     2. (Mach.) To fail in the thread; to lose the thread, as a
        bolt, screw, or nut. See Strip, v. t., 8.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Strip \Strip\, n.
     1. A narrow piece, or one comparatively long; as, a strip of
        cloth; a strip of land.
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     2. (Mining) A trough for washing ore.
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     3. (Gunnery) The issuing of a projectile from a rifled gun
        without acquiring the spiral motion. --Farrow.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a relatively long narrow piece of something; "he felt a
           flat strip of muscle"
      2: artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material [syn:
         strip, slip]
      3: an airfield without normal airport facilities [syn:
         airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, strip]
      4: a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or
         comic book [syn: comic strip, cartoon strip, strip,
      5: thin piece of wood or metal
      6: a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually
         undresses to music; "she did a strip right in front of
         everyone" [syn: strip, striptease, strip show]
      v 1: take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the
           Jews of all their assets" [syn: deprive, strip,
      2: get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!";
         "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
         [syn: undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip,
         strip down, disrobe, peel] [ant: apparel, clothe,
         dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, get
         dressed, habilitate, raiment, tog]
      3: remove the surface from; "strip wood"
      4: remove substances from by a percolating liquid; "leach the
         soil" [syn: leach, strip]
      5: lay bare; "denude a forest" [syn: denude, bare,
         denudate, strip]
      6: steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people
         looted the stores that were deserted by their owners" [syn:
         plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle,
         ransack, pillage, foray]
      7: remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely;
         "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were
         cleaned of apples by the storm" [syn: clean, strip]
      8: strip the cured leaves from; "strip tobacco"
      9: remove the thread (of screws)
      10: remove a constituent from a liquid
      11: take off or remove; "strip a wall of its wallpaper" [syn:
          strip, dismantle]
      12: draw the last milk (of cows)
      13: remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly
          undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her
          outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
          [syn: strip, undress, divest, disinvest]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  255 Moby Thesaurus words for "strip":
     Mystik tape, Scotch tape, abscind, adhesive tape, airstrip,
     amputate, annihilate, apron, ban, band, bandage, bandeau, bankrupt,
     bar, bare, bark, batten, belt, bereave, billet, bleed, bleed white,
     bob, bolt, boot, bounce, break, bump, bust, call, can, cashier,
     cellophane tape, clearway, clip, cloth tape, coil, confiscate,
     crop, cross-hatching, cull, cut, cut away, cut off, cut out, dash,
     decorticate, defoliate, defrock, degrade, delineation, demote,
     denudate, denude, deplume, depose, depredate, deprive, desecrate,
     desolate, despoil, devastate, diagonal, disarray, disbar,
     discharge, disemploy, dismantle, dismember, dismiss, displace,
     displume, dispossess, disrobe, divest, do a strip-tease, dock,
     doff, dotted line, drain, draw and quarter, drum out, dry,
     eliminate, enucleate, eradicate, except, excise, exclude,
     excoriate, exhaust, expel, expose, expropriate, extinguish,
     extirpate, fairway, fascia, fillet, fire, flay, fleece,
     flight deck, friction tape, furlough, girdle, give the ax,
     give the gate, hachure, hairline, hatching, impoverish, ingot,
     isolate, kick, kick upstairs, knock off, lacerate, landing deck,
     landing strip, lath, lay bare, lay off, lay open, let go, let out,
     ligula, ligule, line, lineation, list, loot, lop, maim,
     make redundant, mangle, masking tape, milk, mutilate, nip, option,
     pare, part, peel, pension off, pick clean, pick out,
     pick to pieces, piece, pillage, plank, plastic tape, pluck,
     plunder, portion, prune, pull apart, put, put and call, ransack,
     read out of, release, remove, replace, retire, ribband, ribbon,
     right, rip off, rob, rod, roll, root out, rule out, run, runway,
     sack, scale, scalp, score, section, segment, seize,
     separate forcibly, set apart, set aside, shave, shear, shred, skin,
     slab, slash, slat, slip, spill, spline, spoliate, spread,
     stamp out, stick, stock option, straddle, strake, strap, streak,
     streaking, striation, strike off, string, strip bare, strip off,
     stripe, striping, stripping, stroke, strop, sublineation, suck dry,
     superannuate, surplus, suspend, swath, swathe, taenia, take apart,
     take away, take off, take out, tape, tape measure, tapeline,
     tear apart, tear to pieces, tear to tatters, ticker tape, truncate,
     turn off, turn out, unarray, uncase, uncloak, unclothe, uncover,
     underline, underlining, underscore, underscoring, undrape, undress,
     unfrock, unsheathe, unveil, virgule, waste, wipe out

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