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strip

1. short for airstrip
2. Philately a horizontal or vertical row of three or more unseparated postage stamps
3. NZ short for dosing strip
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strip

[strip]
(engineering)
To remove insulation from a wire.
To break or otherwise damage the threads of a nut or bolt.
(materials)
A long, narrow piece of rigid material of uniform width.
(mining engineering)
To remove coal, stone, or other material from a quarry or from a working that is near the surface of the earth.
(ordnance)
To dissassemble a piece of equipment, such as a gun, in order to clean, repair, or transport it.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

strip

1. Any material which is long and narrow, usually of uniform width.
2.See board, 1.
3. To damage the threads on a nut or bolt.
4. To remove formwork.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

strip

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i. A narrow surface for takeoff, landing, or taxiing of airplanes—specifically an airstrip. Normally, it is used in combination, as in fighter strip, landing strip, etc.
ii. Any number of photographs taken along a photo flight line, usually at an approximately constant altitude.
iii. To disassemble a piece of equipment into its basic parts to repair, service, or transport it.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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