1. strip search searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs by having them remove their clothes
  2. strip-search search (someone) for weapons or drugs by having the person remove their clothes
  3. strip steak steak from upper part of the short loin
  4. streptococcus spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
  5. striptease artist a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
  6. Strepsirhini in some classifications either coextensive with the Lemuroidea or comprising the true lemurs
  7. Strepsiceros African antelopes: kudus; bongos; nyalas; bushbucks
  8. striped racer a whipsnake of scrublands and rocky hillsides
  9. streptocarpus any of various plants of the genus Streptocarpus having leaves in a basal rosette and flowers like primroses
  10. strabismus abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
  11. tribe synercus Cape buffalo
  12. stroboscope scientific instrument that provides a flashing light synchronized with the periodic movement of an object; can make moving object appear stationary
  13. starches foodstuff rich in natural starch
  14. Oedipus Rex (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles
  15. streptomyces aerobic bacteria
  16. stripper well an oil well whose production has declined to less than ten barrels a day
  17. stripper a chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish
  18. striped bass marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes
  19. striped squirrel small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches
  20. stripes V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service