1. furring strip strip used to give a level surface for attaching wallboard
  2. chronic gastritis persistent gastritis can be a symptom of a gastric ulcer or pernicious anemia or stomach cancer or other disorders
  3. fringed orchis any of several summer-flowering American orchids distinguished by a fringed or lacerated lip
  4. Bering Strait a strait connecting the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean
  5. drawing string a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening
  6. fringe tree any of various small decorative flowering trees or shrubs of the genus Chionanthus
  7. fringe cups plant growing in clumps with mostly basal leaves and cream-colored or pale pink fringed flowers in several long racemes; Alaska to coastal central California and east to Idaho
  8. winning streak a streak of wins
  9. landing strip an airfield without normal airport facilities
  10. barrier strip a junction unit for connecting 2 cables without the need for plugs
  11. brown-striped having brown stripes
  12. songstress a woman songster (especially of popular songs)
  13. flying start a racing start in which the contestants are already in full motion when they pass the starting line
  14. Stars and Stripes the national flag of the United States of America
  15. French West Indies the islands in the Lesser Antilles that are administered by France
  16. franchise tax a tax that is imposed by states on corporations
  17. moving staircase a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
  18. Francois Rabelais author of satirical attacks on medieval scholasticism
  19. brownish-striped having brown stripes
  20. service stripe an insignia worn to indicate years of service