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stripping

stri ping

  • n  the removal of covering
  • v  take away possessions from someone
  • v  get undressed
  • v  remove the surface from
  • v  remove substances from by a percolating liquid
  • v  lay bare
  • v  steal goods; take as spoils
  • v  remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
  • v  strip the cured leaves from
  • v  remove the thread (of screws)
  • v  remove a constituent from a liquid
  • v  take off or remove
  • v  draw the last milk (of cows)
  • v  remove (someone's or one's own) clothes

  • Ironically, the torture device was brought to PTI's attention by a group of looters who had been stripping the compound of anything of value.
  • In India, Cambodia and China, ruthless art thieves are stripping cultural sites of precious artifacts, then shifting them to smugglers and dealers who hawk them overseas.
  • We're the only one that uses tools thenbut that's if you don't count otters smashing mollusks with rocks or apes stripping leaves from twigs and using them to fish for termites.
News & Articles

  • Acrobat Pleads Not Guilty To Naked Rampage At BART Station
    A man accused of stripping naked and harassing people while doing acrobatic moves at a BART station in San Francisco last month pleaded not guilty Tuesday to seven felony and misdemeanor charges.
    June 19, 2013 - CBS San Francisco
  • Naked BART station acrobat pleads not guilty
    A man accused of stripping naked and harassing people while doing acrobatic moves at a BART station in San Francisco last month pleaded not guilty Tuesday to seven felony and misdemeanor charges. Yeiner Perez Garizabalo, 24, faces two felony counts of false imprisonment, four misdemeanor counts of battery on public transportation and one misdemeanor count of sexual battery for the May 10 ...
    June 19, 2013 - KTVU
  • Do artificial fossil fuels have a future?
    A new technology lets researchers create synthetic energy by stripping carbon dioxide from the air
    June 18, 2013 - The Week via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Tiger Wood in NewsFuze.Info (blog)
    Stripping away denial and rationalization you start coming to the truth of who you really are and that can be very ugly,he said.
  • Joe Solmonese in Gay Wired
    Guantanamo is known around the world as one of the places where human beings have been tortured -- from waterboarding to stripping, hooding and forcing detainees into humiliating sexual acts -- playing music for 72 hours in a row at volumes just... Tom Morello http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Morello&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFgST8Jxtr-Fv4kRcQolqPxm-I6Iw AFP http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5g-d1_02n_TwiZfmrbG30zawRqzmA&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEhpRLXsXavVlMwFhOzfMvu3YBczA Oct 22, 2009 95423 126765 stripping We are now faced with definitive Congressional action to move forward a version of the bill stripping gender identity. Though we support a fully inclusive ENDA, we acknowledge the legislative strategy put forth by Congressman Frank and the...

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