Stripe

Definition of Stripe

n.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 garment.
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. 3.
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.
- Thomson.
6.Color indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort; as, persons of the same political stripe.
7.(Mil.) The chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned officer.
Stars and Stripes
See under Star, n.
v. t.1.To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different colors or textures; to variegate with stripes.
[imp. & p. p. Striped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Striping.]
2.To strike; to lash.

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