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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun stripes:


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Definition of the noun stripes

What does stripes mean as a name of something?


  1. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service


Who is Stripes?

Stripes appeared in the 2011 film Water for Elephants.

Phrases with Stripes

  1. The Stripes
  2. Invasion stripes
  3. Go-Faster Stripes
  4. stars and stripes

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Stripes

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Google previewAn Illustrated Natural History of British Moths (1869)

by Edward Newman, George Willis, John Kirchner

the two approximate lateral stripes is a pale brown broader stripe, interrupted with various black markings; on the back of the seventh, eighth, and ninth segments is a conspicuous black V-shaped mark, the apex of the V pointing backwards, ...

Google previewApplied Parallel Computing. New Paradigms for HPC in Industry and Academia (2003)

5th International Workshop, PARA 2000 Bergen, Norway, June 18-20, 2000 Proceedings by Tor Sorevik, Fredrik Manne, Randi Moe, Assefaw H. Gebremedhin

Since stripes is a static method, no time is spent in repartitioning or in redistribution.

Google previewNeutron Scattering in Layered Copper-Oxide Superconductors (1998)

by Albert Furrer

A likely alternative method for pinning stripes is the substitution of a small amount of nonmagnetic Zn for Cu. An earlier indication of this possibility was provided in a study by Koike et al. [144], in which it was shown that substitution of 1% Zn in ...

Google previewReptiles and Amphibians of Australia (2014)

by Harold Cogger

Between the vertebral and dorsolateral stripes is a series of dark brown angular blotches, which may be obscure or very conspicuous, sometimes extending below the dorsolateral stripe. A whitish stripe, usually darkedged, from the groin ...

Google previewAfter Yugoslavia (2013)

The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land by Radmila Gorup

The plastic bag with red, blue, and white stripes is a nomad, a refugee, a hobo, a master of survival; it crosses borders without a passport and rides the cheapest transportation without a ticket.5 Into this imaginary bag, during the first semester, ...

Google previewThe Yarn Stash Workbook (2006)

Great Ideas and Dozens of Projects by Laura Militzer Bryant

Adding stripes is an obvious answer and easy to figure out. Once you have chosen a pattern, either from this book or another, find the materials list. Multiply the number of skeins of suggested yarn required by the yardage given. This is the total ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of United States Army Insignia and Uniforms (1996)

by William K. Emerson

Stripes made of flat pieces of material were often added over the pants leg seams , but at times soldiers added welts (round cordage usually inserted into the seam) during the nineteenth century. Enlisted men's military trouser stripes or welts ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

It is a rather small species, standing about four feet at the withers, with rather long ears, the lower part of the tail somewhat thinly clothed with long hairs, and a short mane ; the ground colour being white, with broad, black, transverse stripes, ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

by William Nicholson

From the carding engine the long stripes of carded cotton are brought to engines consisting merely of two pair of small rollers, one pair of which moves foster than the other, and each pair of which are caused to press against each other ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

Coluber Haje, the viper Haje ; a native of Lower Egypl> of a great size, black, with oblique stripes, and the scales edged with white. When irritated and intending to bite, it fiercely erects its head, and stretches out the neck. Its bite is deadly ; but ...

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Quotes about Stripes

Basically, there are three ways the skunk and I are a lot alike. The first is, we both like to spread our 'stink' around. The second is we both get hit by cars a lot. The third is stripes. (Jack Handey)
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Scrabble value of S1T1R1I1P3E1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of STRIPES

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