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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?
- V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
- example: they earned their stripes in Kuwait
- domain: armed forces / armed services / military / military machine / war machine
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonyms of stripes: chevron / grade insignia / stripe
- more generic word: badge = an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status
Phrases with Stripes
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Stripes
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Avoiding 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 ...
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, ...
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.
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. , in which it was shown that substitution of 1% Zn in ...
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 ...
After 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, ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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, ...
by Michel Millodot
A visual after-effect of colour that is seen when viewing, for a minute at least, two differently oriented and differently coloured gratings, such as a vertical grating with blue and black stripes and a horizontal grating with orange and black stripes .
Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. I - N. 4 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 which are caused to press against each other with ...
The 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 ...
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Video language resources about Stripes
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- Belt stripes. Meaning and order
- Merican Slang! Paws and Stripes fundraiser, October 2012, ABQ, NM
Sunday afternoon jam! Saxually Charged, Legal Action.
- Stripes - ESL Vocabulary
- ESL for Primary - Spots Stripes and Patterns on Clothes - ESL Catwalk
A compilation of different clothes on the catwalk, ESL activity to revise clothes with spots, stripes and patterns.
- Change Your Stripes - Idioms - ESL British English Pronunciation
- Dots & Stripes Decorative Masks: Dictionary Dots Background
- Stripes - ESL Vocabulary
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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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