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Noun: stripping  stri-ping
  1. The removal of covering
    - denudation, uncovering, baring, husking
Verb: strip (stripped,stripping)  strip
  1. Take away possessions, function, power or title
    "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets";
    - deprive, divest
  2. Get undressed
    "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"; "please don't strip down in front of everybody!";
    - undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip down, disrobe, peel, unrobe
  3. Remove the surface from
    "strip wood"
  4. Remove substances from by a percolating liquid
    - leach
  5. Remove or clear everything so that nothing is left
    "strip a forest";
    - denude, bare, denudate
  6. Steal goods; take as spoils
    "During the earthquake people stripped the stores that were deserted by their owners";
    - plunder, despoil, loot, reave [archaic], rifle, ransack, pillage, foray
  7. Remove all contents or possessions from, or empty completely
    "The boys stripped the sandwich platters";
    - clean
  8. Strip the cured leaves from
    "strip tobacco"
  9. Remove the thread (of screws)
  10. (chemistry) remove a constituent from a liquid
  11. Take off or remove
    "strip a wall of its wallpaper";
    - dismantle
  12. Draw the last milk (of cows)
  13. Remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
    "The nurse quickly stripped the accident victim";
    - undress, divest, disinvest

Derived forms: strippings

Type of: clear, milk, remotion, removal, remove, smooth, smoothen, take, take away, take off, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Stripping

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