Strip off


  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Strip off to pull or take off: to cast off
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  • Lord Byron
    “Women hate everything which strips off the tinsel of sentiment, and they are right, or it would rob them of their weapons.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. strýpan; Ger. streifen.


In literature:

It lay behind a high wall, a narrow strip of ground, cut off from a great lord's demesne by a wood.
"Waysiders" by Seumas O'Kelly
Strip off the lower leaves.
"The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming." by Ellen Eddy Shaw
Carey put up his hand without speaking, and stripped off his mask.
"The Tidal Wave and Other Stories" by Ethel May Dell
Twenty great trees fell beneath his sturdy strokes, and he trimmed the trunks with the axe, and stripped off the bark.
"Stories from the Odyssey" by H. L. Havell
The brutes stripped off my pelisse and boots without harming my skin.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
Because he is too good an actor to over- act, or to assume a moral garb, which it would be easy to strip off.
"Lady Byron Vindicated" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
His pelt is quickly stripped off, revealing his lean, sinewy form.
"In the Catskills" by John Burroughs
I would have had her strip off her shoes and stockings and go barefoot.
"David Balfour, Second Part" by Robert Louis Stevenson
I took some strips of blue-grey silk off the tent seams: it was perished.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Strip the belly off 'e, an', bone for bone, a lean man like me shaws as fair as you.
"Children of the Mist" by Eden Phillpotts
You strip off right before the kitchen fire, Master Tom.
"Ruth Fielding in Moving Pictures" by Alice Emerson
The clothes may be stripped off and spread out, and the rain-water sucked from them.
"The Art of Travel" by Francis Galton
He stripped off his coat and Jack examined the wound.
"The Boy Allies Under the Sea" by Robert L. Drake
At length he had stripped off everything.
"Vandover and the Brute" by Frank Norris
The AEsir thought themselves very lucky, and stripped off the otter's skin.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson" by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
At a mile's distance from the walls the King got off his horse, and bid his squires strip him.
"The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay" by Maurice Hewlett
I could not have ventured a hundred yards from the village without the chance of having my clothes stripped off my back.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
Stripping off his sleeping shirt, he chattered as he donned the pit clothes.
"The Underworld" by James C. Welsh
I stripped off my coat and flung it away, opened my collar, and unbuttoned my waistcoat.
"The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8" by Ambrose Bierce
Quintus Drusus stripped off his armour, and flung himself on the turf inside his tattered leather tent.
"A Friend of Caesar" by William Stearns Davis

In poetry:

Tug at the net,
Haul at the net,
Strip off the quivering fish;
Hid in the mist
The winds whist,
Is like my heart's wish.
"At The Gill-Nets" by Duncan Campbell Scott
He took his hat and hung it up,
With slow but earnest air;
He stripped his coat from off his back,
And placed it on a chair.
"The Mysterious Visitor" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Tug at your net,
Your heart's net,
Strip off my silver fancies;
Keep them in rhyme,
For a dull time,
Fragile as frost pansies.
"At The Gill-Nets" by Duncan Campbell Scott
What is your wish,
Your heart's wish?
Is it for home on the hills?
Strip off the fish,
The silver fish,
Caught by their rosy gills.
"At The Gill-Nets" by Duncan Campbell Scott
What care? There was one hour amid all these
When I had stripped off like a tawdry glove
My starriest hopes and wants, for very love
Of time and desolate eternities.
"The Triumph Of Man" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Sorrow passed, and plucked the golden blossom;
Guilt stripped off the foliage in its pride
But, within its parent's kindly bosom,
Flowed for ever Life's restoring tide.
"Death, that struck when I was most confiding" by Emily Jane Bronte

In news:

Mischa Barton strips off, wearing leopard-print underwear on the set of a video shoot in Los Angeles.
The football hunk strips off for the campaign introducing nine underwear styles for men.
The saying in Las Vegas is what happens there, stays there, but that was hardly the point of the GS1 Connect conference that took place this month at the Aria Resort & Casino just off the famed Vegas strip.
Raul Manriquez strips tobacco off a stalk July 31 at Carter Farms in Eagle Springs.
A porn flick and stripping may be moving Octomom Nadya Suleman off welfare, but they haven't saved the home she shares with her 14 kids from foreclosure.
'Twilight' Star Booboo Stewart Strips Off in a Car Park.
They're crispy , and you'll want to strip off the breading.
Paz De La Huerta Strips Off In A Parking Lot .
Off the court, however, he is being challenged by pediatricians over his new caffeine-heavy energy product, Sheets Energy Strips.
Chic hotel stay off the Strip.
No, you don't have to take off your clothes to play Strip Sudoku.
But this is where you'll find some of the Strip 's most renowned chefs on their nights off, digging into carefully crafted Creole and Midwest-influenced American dishes.
He told council members of plans to put an off-sale liquor store in the center portion of the strip-mall .
In short, dude: No one will care about the Miraloma Club next to the Round Table Pizza in the strip mall off Portola.
The IOC, meanwhile, held off stripping Armstrong of the bronze he won 12 years ago in the cycling road time trial in Sydney, citing procedural reasons for the delay.

In science:

In contrast, the material stripped off the surface of the cloud moves at speeds up to uics , with a small fraction exceeding uics as a result of turbulent motions.
The turbulent destruction of clouds - I. A k-epsilon treatment of turbulence in 2D models of adiabatic shock-cloud interactions
These nuclei are stripped off the neutron star surface with high magnetic fields that allow acceleration to the observed high energies.
Summary: ZeV Air Showers. Where do we Stand?
It is easy to see that homology of the complex (72) coincide with completion of homology of a similar complex with dSym stripped off the completion sign.
Algebraic structure of Yang-Mills theory
Consequently, after the collision the galaxies and their associated dark matter halos lead the slower moving X-ray emitting gas clouds stripped off from the galaxy clusters, as seen in Figs. 3a,3b.
High Energy Phenomena In The Universe
The strength of the magnetic field to bend the H− beam is restricted to be less than 0.5T to avoid the strip-off of the electrons.
Summary of the J-PARC UCN Taskforce
The early stages of the acceleration use an H − beam, whose two electrons will be eventually stripped off.
The super-LHC
For the discretization error a common procedure is to strip off the renormalization-group (RG) running with perturbation theory.
Non-perturbative renormalization in lattice QCD
In this model, it is assumed that the pair is formed in a small octet state accompanied by a soft gluon that can be easily stripped off as it propagates through a nucleus [462, 463] .
Signatures of Quark-Gluon-Plasma formation in high energy heavy-ion collisions: A critical review
In a string model like RQMD baryon shift is a deeply non-perturbative process, the stripping of valence quarks off the “baryon junction” (which is connected to the valence quarks via strings). D.J.
Collective flow and QCD phase transition
From the crosscap and the boundary states one can compute the M¨obius strip amplitude, which together with the annulus amplitude allows one to read off the open string spectrum.
Chiral Gepner Model Orientifolds
If the first rows (or columns) of µ and λ have the same length then by [Kulkarni2, Proposition 1.2] we may strip them off without affecting the E xt groups and appeal to induction.
A homological interpretation of Jantzen's sum formula
Note that if the mantle is stripped off till densities r > 10 gr/cc (e.g., with SN Ic) we have vacuum oscillations, 0.3 → 0.6 (Selvi).
Neutrinos from Supernovas and Supernova Remnants
Now we strip off one layer of complexity, and fix the interest rate r – it is no longer a stochastic variable.
A path integral approach to closed-form option pricing formulas with applications to stochastic volatility and interest rate models
Next, we strip off the second layer of approximation, and also fix the volatility.
A path integral approach to closed-form option pricing formulas with applications to stochastic volatility and interest rate models
Strip off the last N mod m terms of (8) and compute them separately; we may then assume that N is divisible by m.
A multimodular algorithm for computing Bernoulli numbers