Definition of Stripping

1. Noun. The removal of covering.

Exact synonyms: Baring, Denudation, Husking, Uncovering
Generic synonyms: Remotion, Removal
Specialized synonyms: Deforestation, Disforestation, Cornhusking
Derivative terms: Denude, Husk, Strip



Definition of Stripping

1. n. The act of one who strips.

Definition of Stripping

1. Verb. (present participle of strip) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stripping

1. strip [v] - See also: strip

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stripping

strippable
stripped
stripped-down
stripped down
stripper
stripper clip
stripper clips
stripper well
strippergram
strippergrams
stripperlike
strippers
strippet
strippets
strippies
stripping
strippy
strips
stript
striptease artist
stripteased
stripteaser
stripteasers
stripteases
stripteasing
stripwise
stripy
strive
strived

Literary usage of Stripping

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"At the end of six or twelve months the bands of bark left untouched at the first stripping are removed, and the intervals they occupied on the trunk are ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1918)
"Mining coal by the stripping process promises to become quite an industry in ... Agitation to stop the mining of coal by stripping in Boonville, Ind. WM. ..."

3. Cements, Limes, and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture, and Properties by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1922)
"Stripping.—When a limestone is being quarried, the opening should be so located as to give as little stripping as possible in proportion to the available ..."

4. The Microscopy of Drinking Water by George Chandler Whipple, John Wymond Miller Bunker (1914)
"CHAPTER XIV SOIL Stripping IN 1907 Messrs. Allen Hazen and George W. Fuller ... History of Reservoir Stripping.—The stripping or removing of soil from the ..."

5. Mining Engineers' Handbook by Robert Peele (1918)
"Open cutting loses its advantage of chu where the stripping cost per ton of ore exposed exceeds the difference between open-cut and ..."

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