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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

(strip)
1. to press the contents from a canal, such as the urethra or a blood vessel, by running the finger along it.
2. to excise lengths of large veins and incompetent tributaries after subcutaneous dissection.
3. to remove tooth structure or restorative material from the mesial or distal surfaces of teeth utilizing abrasive strips; usually done to alleviate crowding.

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

subcutaneous excision of a vein in its longitudinal axis; treatment for varicosed veins; to obtain a host graft for arterial (e.g. coronary or femoral) bypass

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]

strip,

n a thin, narrow, comparatively long piece of material.
strip, abrasive (linen strip),
n a ribbonlike piece of linen of varying length and width, on one side of which are bonded abrasive particles of selected grit; used for contouring and polishing proximal surfaces of restorations.
strip, boxing,
n a metal or wax strip used for making an enclosure to regulate the size and form of a cast.
strip, celluloid,
n See strip, plastic.
strip, lightning,
n (separating strip), a strip of steel with abrasive bonded on one side; used to open rough or improper contacts of proximal restorations or begin the reduction of proximal excess of a foil restoration.
strip, linen,
n See strip, abrasive.
strip, plastic,
n a clear plastic strip of celluloid or acrylic resin that is used as a matrix when silicate cement or acrylic resin cement is inserted into proximal prepared cavities in anterior teeth.
strip, polishing,
n a strip with a very fine abrasive, such as crocus powder.
strip, separating,
n See strip, lightning.

strip

1. to press the contents from a canal, such as the urethra, teat canal or a blood vessel, by running the finger along it.
2. to excise lengths of large veins and incompetent tributaries by subcutaneous dissection and the use of a stripper.

strip cup
a metal cup with a recessed black lid with a hole covered by wire mesh. To test the first milk of a cow for clots a few streams are squirted onto the lid so that watery milk can be recognized and some is squirted through the mesh so that any clots present can be detected.
strip grazing
see strip grazing.
strip technique
used in the treatment of deviated or corkscrew penis in the bull. Depends on the use of strips of the dorsal ligament of the penis to anchor the ligament to the dorsum and preventing it from slipping off during an erection.
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Working from left to right only under the second-layer strips, insert the needle under the first strip, over the second and third strip, under the fourth strip, over the fifth and sixth strip, under the seventh strip, over the eighth and ninth strip and under the tenth strip.
Alternating the sewing direction as the strip sets are sewn together helps keep them straight (Join the first strip set to the second by sewing from top to bottom; join the third strip set to the first two by sewing from the bottom to the top.
Starflex strip and mica strip also used in molds, platens and dies.
For Better or For Worse: Lynn Johnston's family-friendly strip stirred up controversy in 1992 when Lawrence, a good friend of her protagonist family's then-teenage son, came out to his parents.
To braid: Bring the strip from the right side across the center strip and under the left strip, catching it between the index and ring fingers of the left hand.
One effect of this is to put the oldest and most recent strips on the same plane, to let one jump easily from the '7os to today and back.
Some strips can be read immediately, while others need a few moments to react and offer a verdict.
The brainchild of 25-year-old Aaron McGruder, the strip now runs in approximately 220 newspapers.
Others didn't work with regular characters, and some didn't want to have to produce a completed strip every day.
It is estimated that rumble strips can reduce the rate of ROR accidents between 20 and 50 percent.
The implicit and explicit arguments of his strips are that the disadvantaged are human and deserve a hand-up; that well-off businesses and individuals should adhere to standards of decency like the rest of us; that government has a role to play in protecting and preserving a good life for its citizens.
and "Mary Worth"; humorous strips like "Peanuts," Cathy," and "Calvin and Hobbes"; and satirical comics like "Pogo," "Outland," and "Doonesbury.