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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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