stripe

Definitions of stripe
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n a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background

“may the Stars and Stripes forever wave”
Synonyms:
bar, streak
Types:
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

n an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material

Synonyms:
band, banding
Types:
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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

n a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service

Type of:
badge
an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)

n V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

“they earned their stripes in Kuwait”
Synonyms:
chevron, grade insignia, stripes
Type of:
badge
an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)

n a kind or category

“businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal”
Type of:
form, kind, sort, variety
a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

v mark with stripes

Type of:
mark
make or leave a mark on

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