Stripe vs Collar - What's the difference?

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Stripe is a related term of collar.

In lang=en terms the difference between stripe and collar

is that stripe is to mark with stripes while collar is to roll up (beef or other meat) and bind it with string preparatory to cooking.

As nouns the difference between stripe and collar

is that stripe is a long, straight region of a single colour while collar is anything that encircles the neck.

As verbs the difference between stripe and collar

is that stripe is to mark with stripes while collar is to grab or seize by the collar or neck.



(wikipedia stripe)


(en noun)
  • A long, straight region of a single colour.
  • (in the plural) The badge worn by certain officers in the military or other forces.
  • (informal) Distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort.
  • persons of the same political stripe
  • A long narrow mark left by striking with a lash or rod; by extension, such a stroke.
  • * Bible, Deuteronomy xxv. 3
  • Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed.
  • * Thomson
  • Cruelty marked him with inglorious stripes .
  • * 1610 , , act 1 scene 2
  • Thou most lying slave, / Whom stripes may move, not kindness!
  • (weaving) A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colours, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.
  • Derived terms

    * of the same stripe * show one's true stripes * true stripes


  • To mark with stripes.
  • (computing) To distribute data across several separate physical disks to reduce the time to read and write.
  • Anagrams

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    (en noun)
  • Anything that encircles the neck.
  • #The part of an upper garment (shirt, jacket, etc.) that fits around the neck and throat, especially if sewn from a separate piece of fabric.
  • #*
  • #*:It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street. He wore shepherd's plaid trousers and the swallow-tail coat of the day, with a figured muslin cravat wound about his wide-spread collar .
  • #*, chapter=5
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Here, in the transept and choir, where the service was being held, one was conscious every moment of an increasing brightness; colours glowing vividly beneath the circular chandeliers, and the rows of small lights on the choristers' desks flashed and sparkled in front of the boys' faces, deep linen collars , and red neckbands.}}
  • #A decorative band or other fabric around the neckline.
  • #A chain worn around the neck.
  • #A similar detachable item.
  • #A coloured ring round the neck of a bird or mammal.
  • #A band or chain around an animal's neck, used to restrain and/or identify it.
  • #:
  • #A part of harness designed to distribute the load around the shoulders of a draft animal.
  • A piece of meat from the neck of an animal.
  • :
  • (lb) Any encircling device or structure.
  • :
  • #(lb) A physical lockout device to prevent operation of a mechanical signal lever.
  • #(lb) A ring or cincture.
  • #(lb) A collar beam.
  • #(lb) A curb, or a horizontal timbering, around the mouth of a shaft.
  • #:(Raymond)
  • (lb) Of or pertaining to a certain category of professions as symbolized by typical clothing.
  • (lb) The neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem.
  • :(Gray)
  • A ringlike part of a mollusk in connection with the esophagus.
  • (lb) An eye formed in the bight or bend of a shroud or stay to go over the masthead; also, a rope to which certain parts of rigging, as dead-eyes, are secured.
  • Derived terms

    * blue-collar * bottle collar * brass-collar * change collars * choke collar * collar stud * collarbone * collared lizard * dog collar * equity collar * Eton collar * feel someone's collar * flea collar * floatation collar * head collar * hot under the collar * interest rate collar * mandarin collar * Peter Pan collar * pink-collar * rain collar * Roman collar * sailor collar * shawl collar * storm collar * Vandyke collar * white-collar * white-collar crime * wing collar


    (en verb)
  • To grab or seize by the collar or neck.
  • To place a collar on, to fit with one.
  • Collar and leash aggressive dogs.
  • To seize, capture or detain.
  • To preempt, control stringently and exclusively.
  • (law enforcement) To arrest.
  • (figuratively) To bind in conversation.
  • I managed to collar Fred in the office for an hour.
  • To roll up (beef or other meat) and bind it with string preparatory to cooking.
  • (BDSM) To bind a submissive to a dominant under specific conditions or obligations.
  • Derived terms

    * collaring