adj : (of mines and mining) worked from the exposed surface;
"opencast mining"; "an opencut iron mine"; "a strip
mine" [syn: opencast
n 1: a relatively long narrow piece of something; "he felt a flat
strip of muscle"
2: artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material [syn:
3: an airfield without normal airport facilities [syn: airstrip
, landing strip
4: a sequence of drawings in a newspaper telling a story [syn:
, cartoon strip
5: thin piece of wood or metal
6: a form of entertainment in which a dancer undresses to
music; "she did a strip right in front of everyone" [syn:
v 1: take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the
Jews of all their assets" [syn: deprive
2: get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"
] [ant: dress
3: remove the surface from; "strip wood"
4: remove substances from by a percolating liquid; "leach the
soil" [syn: leach
5: lay bare; "denude a forest" [syn: denude
6: steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people
looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
7: remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely;
"The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were
cleaned of apples by the storm"; deprive wholly of money
in a gambling game, robbery, etc.; "The other players
cleaned him completely" [syn: clean
8: strip the cured leaves from; "strip tobacco"
9: remove the thread (of screws)
10: remove a constituent from a liquid; in chemistry
11: take off or remove; "strip a wall of its wallpaper" [syn: dismantle
12: draw the last milk (of cows)
13: remove someone's clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the
accident victim" [syn: undress