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strip

 [strip]
1. a thin, narrow, comparatively long piece of material.
2. to press the contents from a canal, such as the urethra or a blood vessel, by running the finger along it.
3. to excise lengths of large veins and incompetent tributaries after subcutaneous dissection.
4. to remove tooth structure or restorative material from the mesial or distal surfaces of teeth, utilizing abrasive strips; usually done to alleviate crowding.
reagent strip a strip of paper impregnated with a reagent to a given substance, used in testing for that substance in a body fluid or other secretion.

strip

(strip),
1. To express the contents from a collapsible tube or canal, such as the urethra, by running the finger along it. Synonym(s): milk (4)
2. Subcutaneous excision of a vein in its longitudinal axis, performed with a stripper.
3. Any narrow piece, relatively long and of uniform width.
[A.S. strypan, to rob]

strip

See Filter strip, Urine test strip.

strip

(strip)
1. To express the contents from a collapsible tube or canal, such as the urethra, by running a finger along it.
Synonym(s): milk (4) .
2. Subcutaneous excision of a vein in its longitudinal axis, performed with a stripper.
3. Any narrow piece, relatively long and of uniform width.
[A.S. strypan, to rob]

strip

(strip)
1. In dentistry, to smooth or polish proximal surfaces of a restoration using a plastic or linen ribbon.
Synonym(s): milk (4) .
2. Subcutaneous excision of a vein in its longitudinal axis, performed with a stripper.
3. Any narrow piece, relatively long and of uniform width.
[A.S. strypan, to rob]
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The length of the dowels will be based on the depth of water where the floating strip of land will be set up.
The Burke family lodged a plan to develop two houses on the plot but there was a dispute over a small strip of land.
The coastal strip of land near Salcombe where the oil beetle was discovered has been managed less intensively as farmland, therefore creating a habitat where the beetle could survive undisturbed.
The opportunity he was waiting for presented itself in the form of a six-acre narrow strip of land belonging to CSX Transportation.
The railroad right-of-way has become a toxin-saturated strip of land that people cannot work or live near unless poverty leaves them no alternative.
The pullout in mid-August came a year and a half after Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon declared his intention to withdraw from this narrow strip of land on the Mediterranean, captured by Israel from Egypt during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
In the 2.5-mile strip of land between North and South Korea, there are fences, barbed wire, and hundreds of thousands of troops on either side.
Isthmus: A narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas.
The Lido in Venice is a strip of land dividing the lagoon from the Adriatic, just a short vaporetto ride from St Mark's.
The question of sovereignty over the Bakassi peninsula, a 1,600 kilometer strip of land rich in natural resources, has been a source of contention between bordering countries Cameroon and Nigeria since 1913.
Lambrecht said, "Gardner is a typical example of a South Sea atoll, a narrow, circular strip of land surrounding a large lagoon.
The Pilgrims first landed in Provincetown, the narrow strip of land at the tip of Cape Cod, Mass., before sailing to Plymouth Rock.