strip show

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n strip show a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music "she did a strip right in front of everyone"
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Usage

In literature:

I have it now in strips on a clover fallow, scarcely showing any difference.
"Guano" by Solon Robinson
She would have liked to strip off her glove and show them the ring.
"The Coast of Chance" by Esther Chamberlain
Far away, on the eastern horizon, a green strip appeared, showing the limits of the devastation.
"The War Service of the 1/4 Royal Berkshire Regiment (T. F.)" by Charles Robert Mowbray Fraser Cruttwell
It showed him little, merely a long strip of blue sky above housetops.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
To keep the end grain from showing, a strip of 3/8-in.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
There isn't a speck of him that shows on the strip.
"The Premiere" by Richard Sabia
Three miles, and a clear strip of sunlight showed beneath it.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
It showed a couple of hollows, where something had rested, close to the edge of the rift, and one or two fresh scratches on a strip of rock.
"The Long Portage" by Harold Bindloss
His strippings he carried to the show lot and there he hid them away.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
The planet it encloses shows through it, as if veiled with a strip of crape.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
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In poetry:

She hugged a cloak old Kraken ripped;
Disguise to him he loathed.
- Your mercy, madam, shows you stripped,
While mine will keep you clothed.
"Archduchess Anne" by George Meredith
Whose window shows a strip of building land,
Tussocky, littered. 'Mr Bleaney took
My bit of garden properly in hand.'
Bed, upright chair, sixty-watt bulb, no hook
"Mr Bleaney" by Philip Larkin
For foolish girl wives in despair,
For men’s and children’s sakes,
Let loose the glossed and padded hair
To writhe like scorching snakes!
And strip the barren body bare
To show what Satan makes.
"The Peace Maker" by Henry Lawson

In news:

Australian singer/songwriter Paul Kelly returns to America and to "Mountain Stage" this weekend with a show that's stripped down from the 4-day, 10-hour shows he sometimes performs.
There are now seven Cirque du Soleil shows on the Las Vegas Strip.
This Wednesday, Sept 26, 2012 photo shows strips of cooked Bacon at a home in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Brittany Kerr, the former NBA cheerleader and American Idol contestant (Season 11) who made out with Jason Aldean on the Sunset Strip after one of his shows, may get a TV gig TMZ.com says that a cable network has offered.
In "Magic Mike," Matthew McConaughey plays a stripper/entrepreneur who runs a second-rate strip show featuring Channing Tatum.
After three years and 184 shows, Garth Brooks has ended his Vegas Strip residency.
"Daily Show" host Jon Stewart weighed in on the "Gosling Stripped" conflict during Monday's episode.
She strips, gets booed and delivers one heck of a show.
Hollywood's hottest stars have no problem showing their love for their significant others, especially when they are stripped down and nearly naked in the skimpiest of swimsuits.
The latest strip-tease stunt follows a Tel Aviv concert where she showed an image of a swastika on a picture of French National Front leader Marine Le Pen.
Strip-till boosts nutrient uptake, study shows.
Show & Tell: Dancers on the Strip.
Little people have always enjoyed steady work in show business, and Antonio Hoyos has been a 4-foot presence on the Strip since 1978.
Martha shows you how to strip iron furniture.
Ryan Adams Plays Intimate, Stripped-Down Show in Big Sur .
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In science:

Can the spread of values in R21 show different amount of damping ? Is it correlated with position in the instability strip ? It is also remarkable to notice that the Cepheids of the 3 Galaxies follow the same sequence in the Φ21 − P plane before the resonance.
EROS differential studies of Cepheids in the Magellanic Clouds : Stellar pulsation, stellar evolution and distance scale
The fact that UGC 1344 shows only a weak and narrow HI line may indicate that the HI has largely been stripped and the HI line width cannot necessarily be taken as a measure for the total dynamical mass.
Near-infrared adaptive optics observations of galaxy clusters: Abell 262 at z=0.0157, J1836.3CR at z=0.414, and PKS 0743-006 at z=0.994
As a first step, we will show that the ends of a finite energy strip ˜u have to approach the knot {0} × L ⊂ R ×M asymptotically.
Pseudoholomorphic Strips in Symplectisations I: Asymptotic Behavior
The plot shows the strips efficiency distribution of the second chamber in the unit shown in Fig. 5. The main clear difference is that this chamber has a low efficiency region on one of its corners.
The Cosmic Ray Hodoscopes for Testing Thin Gap Chambers at the Technion and Tel Aviv University
These figures show that our data define a tight PL relation in the V band, and an even tighter relation in the I band, which is expected due to the smaller intrinsic width of the Cepheid instability strip toward longer wavelengths, and to the reduced influence of a possible differential extinction inside the galaxy.
The Araucaria Project. An improved distance to the Sculptor spiral galaxy NGC 300 from its Cepheid variables
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