strip noun

ADJ. narrow, thin, tiny | thick, wide Cut the meat into thick strips. | coastal | landing This aircraft requires a good-sized landing strip.

PREP. in ~s The wallpaper can then be torn off in strips. | ~ of a narrow strip of leather

PHRASES cut/tear sth into strips

strip verb

1 take off your/sb's clothes

PREP. down to Office workers stripped down to their shirtsleeves in the heatwave. | off He stripped off his shirt. We stripped off and went for a swim.

PHRASES strip (sb) naked She was stripped naked and left in a cell. | strip to the waist He stripped to the waist and began to dig.

2 take sth away

ADV. completely | away, off, out Strip out any damaged wiring.

PREP. from The bark is stripped from the trees by hand. | of The president had been completely stripped of power. | off We stripped the paint off the walls.

PHRASES strip sth bare The room had been stripped bare by the thieves.

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