As a noun stripe
is a long, straight region of a single colour.
As a verb stripe
is to mark with stripes.
As an adjective zebralike is
resembling a zebra, especially in having contrasting stripes.
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.
A long narrow mark left by striking with a lash or rod; by extension, such a stroke.
* Bible, Deuteronomy xxv. 3
- persons of the same political stripe
- Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed.
* 1610 , , act 1 scene 2
- Cruelty marked him with inglorious stripes .
(weaving) A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colours, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.
- Thou most lying slave, / Whom stripes may move, not kindness!
* 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.
Resembling a zebra, especially in having contrasting stripes.