stripe

Definitions of stripe
  1. noun
    a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background
    “may the Stars and Stripes forever wave”
    synonyms: bar, streak
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    band, banding, stria, striation
    a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    collar
    (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal
    stretch mark
    a narrow band resulting from tension on the skin (as on abdominal skin after pregnancy)
    type of:
    marking
    a pattern of marks
  2. noun
    an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
    synonyms: band, banding
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    cigar band
    a narrow paper band around a cigar
    hatband
    a band around the crown of a hat just above the brim
    neckband
    a band around the collar of a garment
    pinstripe
    a very thin stripe (especially a white stripe on a dark fabric)
    type of:
    adornment
    a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
  3. noun
    a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service
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    badge
    an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)
  4. noun
    V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
    “they earned their stripes in Kuwait”
    synonyms: chevron, grade insignia, stripes
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    type of:
    badge
    an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)
  5. noun
    a kind or category
    “businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal”
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    form, kind, sort, variety
    a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
  6. verb
    mark with stripes
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    type of:
    mark
    make or leave a mark on
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