Definition of Striate

1. Verb. Mark with striae or striations.

Generic synonyms: Mark
Derivative terms: Stria, Stria, Striation, Striation

2. Adjective. Marked with stria or striations.
Partainyms: Stria

Definition of Striate

1. v. t. To mark with striaæ.

2. a. Marked with striaæ, or fine grooves, or lines of color; showing narrow structural bands or lines; as, a striated crystal; striated muscular fiber.

Definition of Striate

1. Verb. (transitive) To mark something with striations. ¹

2. Adjective. striated. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Striate

1. to mark with striae [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Striate

strewing
strewings
strewment
strewments
strewn
strewn field
strewnfield
strewnfields
strews
strewth
strešica
stria
striae
striata
striatal
striate (current term)
striate body
striate vein
striated
striated muscle
striated muscle cell
striated muscle fiber
striated muscle tissue
striated muscles
striates
striatine
striating
striation
striations
striatopallidal

Literary usage of Striate

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

1. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1908)
"striate Opacity of the Cornea. — When we examine carefully an inflamed cornea with a ... The striate opacities themselves are referable to wrinkling of ..."

2. A Manual of British Coleoptera, Or Beetles: Containing a Brief Description by James Francis Stephens (1839)
"Ovate, shining : head and thorax black, anterior and lateral margins of the latter testaceous ; elytra deep pitchy-testaceous, faintly punctate-striate, ..."

3. Entomologia Edinensis: Or A Description and History of the Insects Found in by James Wilson, James Duncan (1834)
"Shining-black, elytra punctate-striate, with a re,i spot on the shoulder and another near the apex. 1J—Scar, i-maculatus, Linn. Don. ii. pi. 70. f. 3. ..."

4. Manual of the Mosses of North America by Leo Lesquereux, Thomas Potts James (1884)
"... sometimes striate. Peristome large; teeth regularly bifid, closely articulate, ... obovate or oval, obscurely striate, with a short stru- mose collum; ..."

5. Rhynchophora Or Weevils of North Eastern America by Willis Stanley Blatchley, Charles William Leng (1916)
"Beak stout, cylindrical, as long as thorax, coarsely striate- punctate. ... Beak stout, as long as thorax, feebly striate. coarsely and densely punctate. ..."

6. A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known Flagellate by William Saville-Kent (1880)
"... but sometimes almost spheroidal; cuticular surface finely striate transversely ; peristome-border very narrow and constricted, not everted, ..."

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