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strip·per

(strip'ĕr),
An instrument used to facilitate the removal of tissue, usually varicose veins.

stripper

A surgical instrument used to remove veins, tendons, or periosteum.

stripper

surgical instrument for stripping the periosteum from bone. See matson elevator.
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The report gained more credibility after pictures of the stripper were leaked on Twitter.
The footprint of an E-Z Tray sliding tray stripper is up to 60% smaller than stacking tray air strippers and most units can be placed against a wall or in a corner, saving space and reducing building size.
Indeed, in a more recent study, Barton (2007) found that strippers are constantly seeking to 'Other' their fellow dancers, by contrasting themselves against 'dancers working in a certain part of the United States, older dancers, fatter dancers, less educated dancers, dancers in terrible relationships, and so on', as a defence mechanism against the stigma attached to being a stripper (586).
This design allows all of the stripping forces to be completely isolated in the stripper unit body, so no forces are being transferred to any outside component.
Movement of the core and ejector or stripper plate is controlled using linear transducers and optical comparators--standard equipment on injection presses.
A number of kraft pulp mills currently steam strip foul condensates and burn the stripper off-gases (SOGs) in thermal oxidizers, lime kilns, or boilers to destroy odorous total reduced sulfur (TRS) compounds and volatile organics.
Strippers and catchers are designed to reduce product and film wastage, while a parking feature allows stripper immobilisation when the product does not warrant their use.
The gas is believed to have been released as chemicals were mixed in a tank to make up a paint stripper.
Marty Hawks, 25, says for about $70 he can guarantee the stripper will perform for two or three songs.
The Shark's knife and wire stripper are combined in an ergonomic design that's about the size of a standard knife.
Paul George has elevated to superstar level if he really did get the stripper pregnant.