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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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But most of our sexiest stars have decided lingerie is as far as they will go - with models including Rozanna Purcell and Nadia Forde pledging never to strip off fully.
Staff in her William Hill shop are so keen to give themselves a chance of landing a prize in the company's Euro 2000 staff promotion that they all agreed to strip off if a specific prediction should come off.
"They have basically been told they would have to strip off - but they get to share a EUR70,000 pot.
I had just remodelled my house and needed the bread." But there was no word on why the millionaire star agreed to strip off a second time.
"This is a hot country and people want to be able to strip off - that's what this show is all about."
"The ratings are the best we have seen for years and it seems the more contestants strip off the more the viewers want to watch it.
Rio joins a string of celebrity hunks who manage to look good every time they strip off on holiday.
The crowd gathered to strip off from 4am at Maria Cristina Avenue in Montjuich, beat Tunick's previous record of 4,500 people in Australia.
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Just to take off your shirt, just to strip off when there is no concept behind it, it is ugly."