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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stripe  \Stripe\,  n.  [OD.  strijpe  a  stripe,  streak;  akin  to  LG 
  stripe,  D.  streep,  Dan.  stribe,  G.  strief,  striefen  MHG. 
  striefen  to  glide,  march.] 
  1.  A  line  or  long,  narrow  division  of  anything  of  a 
  different  color  or  structure  from  the  ground;  hence  any 
  linear  variation  of  color  or  structure;  as  a  stripe,  or 
  streak,  of  red  on  a  green  ground;  a  raised  stripe. 
  2.  (Weaving)  A  pattern  produced  by  arranging  the  warp  threads 
  in  sets  of  alternating  colors,  or  in  sets  presenting  some 
  other  contrast  of  appearance. 
  3.  A  strip,  or  long,  narrow  piece  attached  to  something  of  a 
  different  color;  as  a  red  or  blue  stripe  sewed  upon  a 
  4.  A  stroke  or  blow  made  with  a  whip,  rod,  scourge,  or  the 
  like  such  as  usually  leaves  a  mark. 
  Forty  stripes  he  may  give  him  and  not  exceed. 
  --Deut.  xxv. 
  5.  A  long,  narrow  discoloration  of  the  skin  made  by  the  blow 
  of  a  lash,  rod,  or  the  like 
  Cruelty  marked  him  with  inglorious  stripes. 
  6.  Color  indicating  a  party  or  faction;  hence  distinguishing 
  characteristic;  sign;  likeness;  sort;  as  persons  of  the 
  same  political  stripe.  [Colloq.  U.S.] 
  7.  pl  (Mil.)  The  chevron  on  the  coat  of  a  noncommissioned 
  {Stars  and  Stripes}.  See  under  {Star},  n. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stripe  \Stripe\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Striped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  1.  To  make  stripes  upon  to  form  with  lines  of  different 
  colors  or  textures;  to  variegate  with  stripes. 
  2.  To  strike;  to  lash.  [R.] 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  strip  or  stripe  of  a  contrasting  color  or  material  [syn:  {band}, 
  2:  a  piece  of  braid,  usually  on  the  sleeve,  indicating  military 
  rank  or  length  of  service 
  3:  V-shaped  sleeve  badge  indicating  military  rank  and  service 
  [syn:  {chevron},  {stripes},  {grade  insignia}] 
  4:  a  marking  of  a  different  color  or  texture  from  the 
  background  [syn:  {streak}] 
  v  :  mark  with  stripes 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  {data  striping} 

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