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


The word stripes is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun stripes

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

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 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 previewAn Illustrated Natural History of British Moths (1869)

by Edward Newman

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 previewAvoiding Attack (2004)

The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Warning Signals and Mimicry by Graeme D. Ruxton, Tom N. Sherratt, Michael Patrick Speed

One commonly cited evolutionary explanation for zebra's stripes is that they influence potential predators of the zebra either making it harder for the predator to detect zebras against the background, or making it harder to select one zebra from ...

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 previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Circle Time and Group Activities for Children 3 to 6 (1996)

Over 600 Favorite Circle Time Activities Created by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner

Stripes. on. the. Zebra. 3+. Materials needed Pictures of zebras Zebra shapes cut out of black and white construction paper (at least one per child) White paint in pie pan or flat container Black paint in pie pan or flat container Various sizes of ...

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 previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Bark bluish, marked with short transverse stripes; head and fins cinnabar ; from the occiput to the gills extends a black streak on each side. Found off New Holland. L. Brasiliensis, Bl. ; Brasilian Girelle. Ten inches long ; body golden ; pectoral, ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (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 faster than the other, and each pair of wliich are caused to press against each other with ...

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Small photo of Wooden texture in multi-colored striped. Colorful background with rainbow stripes.Small photo of A lone striped ball. Multicolored stripes. One object. Isolated. Wooden floor. Brown boards. Shooting from above. Design element.Small photo of Fashionable striped woolen scarf. Vertical colourful stripes. White wooden desks surface background.Small photo of zebra stripesSmall photo of A pair of striped socks. Stripes color: mostard, turquoise, white and gray. April of 2018.Small photo of A pair of striped socks. Stripes color: mostard, turqoise, white and gray. April of 2018.Small photo of A pair of striped socks. Stripes color: mustard, turquoise, blue and white . April of 2018. More...

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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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