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 Meanings and Examples of STRIP
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
strip
 v.  remove the surface from
Classic Sentence: (104 in 7 pages)
1  Leaning forward, he touched the farther end of the strip of brown stuff that she was hemming.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
2  She sat silent, her hands clasped on her work, and it seemed to him that a warm current flowed toward him along the strip of stuff that still lay unrolled between them.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
3  On its back was pasted a strip of coarse brown wrapping paper, inscribed in pale homemade ink.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
4  Her hands were chilled and she paused to rub them together and to scuff her feet deeper into the strip of old quilting wrapped about them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  But in most creatures, nay in man himself, very often the brow is but a mere strip of alpine land lying along the snow line.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 79. The Prairie.
6  North of the house, inside the ploughed fire-breaks, grew a thick-set strip of box-elder trees, low and bushy, their leaves already turning yellow.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: II
7  I was wondering whether that particular rocky strip of New England coast about which he had so often told me was Cleric's patria.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: II
8  The latest straggler had returned from his fell employment, only to strip himself of the terrific emblems of his bloody calling, and to join in the lamentations of his countrymen, as a stricken people.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
9  I still made him no answer, nor did I move to strip myself.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  St. Clare was a good deal affected at the sight of it; the little book had been rolled in a long strip of black crape, torn from the funeral weeds.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  Therefore let's live the mental life, and glory in our spite, and strip the rotten old show.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 4
12  The man took a piece of rag from a satchel containing sewing materials, tore off a strip, which, like everything else, was tinged red, and proceeded to bind up the wound.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 8 Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody
13  Between the wharf and the bedroom window is a narrow strip, which is dry at low tide but is covered at high tide with at least four and a half feet of water.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
14  Neither the flowers nor the earth showed any sign of having been disturbed, nor were there any marks upon the narrow strip of grass which separated the house from the road.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
15  When you asked me to believe that she walked along a narrow strip of grass without once making a false step, I remarked, as you may remember, that it was a noteworthy performance.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  I was almost tempted to strip off and plunge straight into the pool.
2  Some people like to strip themselves naked while they have a swim in a secluded place.
3  The doctor told him to strip down for a check.
4  The city is notorious for its red light district and strip clubs.
5  They ordered us to strip and lie down on the grass.
6  Please strip the beds and put the sheets in the washing machine.
7  I had to strip down to my underwear for my medical examination.
8  The movie aims to strip away the lies surrounding Kennedy's life and death.
9  The runway is simply a strip of grass.
10  They strip the clothes from a man's back.
11  He then showed us how to strip the bark from the logs in sheets, rather than just scraping it off in the usual way.
12  He was stripped naked and left in a cell.
13  One prisoner claimed he'd been dragged to a cell, stripped and beaten.
14  I stripped and washed myself all over.
15  Jay stripped his clothes off and ran into the sea.