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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

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.

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.

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.
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Hyped-up Sam went on to perform a saucy strip-tease for flabbergasted Anthony.
With newsreader Svetlana Pesotskaya undressing as she reads the headlines, dead- pan interviews conducted by near-naked journalists and a strip-tease performed by the weather girl, the show has attracted powerful guests as well as record ratings.
A trial of Chrysanthos would compound the church's woes after the defrocking of a priest who left his family for a Romanian strip-tease dancer.
The GMTV presenter wasn't the only one looking perky for the time of day as producers beamed the strip-tease out to a nationwide family audience.
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Post Script Actor Robert Carlyle - star of the hit strip-tease film The Full Monty - was yesterday voted the most loved man in the world, beating the likes of Hollywood heart throbs Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio.
THE country's strip-tease artistes have formed their first official trade union.
When no one was looking, they held up the club's cashiers and made off with the day's takings - though not before Paula had performed an impromptu strip-tease routine, and decorated the captive men's heads with bits of garnish.
He said: "I can't deal with every fabrication and every smear, or every piece of educated guesswork, because I would get involved in a political strip-tease, showing you a week ahead what's in the report or what isn't.