linen strip

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lin·en strip

(linĕn strip)
A piece of linen, with or without abrasive, used to polish proximal surfaces of dental restorations.
See also: polishing strip
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At a later stage, he attached linen strips on either side and along the top of the original canvas, on which he added other animals, the farmer, and the landscape.
Tracings were made from these on linen strips and Mrs Wardle recruited a team of thirty-five ladies (including herself and two of her daughters), who each embroidered a section, in wool specially dyed by Thomas Wardle in the correct colours.