stripper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stripper an oil well whose production has declined to less than ten barrels a day
    • n stripper a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
    • n stripper a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    • n stripper a chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Women wishing to enter Canada to work as strippers must provide naked photos of themselves to qualify for a visa
    • Stripper (Agric) A cow that has nearly stopped giving milk, so that it can be obtained from her only by stripping.
    • Stripper (Agric) A harvesting machine that strips the seed from the stalks of grain plants.
    • Stripper a person (usually a woman) who strips off her clothes as an entertainment performance; one who does a strip-tease; -- also called an ecdysiast exotic dancer, or strip-teaser.
    • Stripper a solvent or chemical solution used to remove coatings of paint, varnish, lacquer, etc. prior to refinishing a surface.
    • Stripper One who, or that which, strips;
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: 1/3 of Taiwanese funeral processions include a stripper.
    • n stripper One who strips, or an implement or machine used for stripping. Specifically— In wool-carding: A small card-roll the function of which is to remove or strip the fiber from another roll in a carding-machine. The fiber thus stripped off is delivered to some other carding-roll or worker. In some carding-machines a stripper is used to take the wool from the licker-in and deliver it to the breast-cylinder.
    • n stripper A card so trimmed that it can be withdrawn from the pack at will.
    • n stripper In dairying, a cow that is about to run dry or cease giving milk.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Stripper one who, or that which, strips
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Etymology

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

Usage

In literature:

Then, when he gets hold of his strippers, watch out.
"The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories" by Owen Wister
Strippers are one of the newest things in swindling.
"Constance Dunlap" by Arthur B. Reeve
Not only a junkyard, but a stripper's paradise.
"The Fourth R" by George Oliver Smith
He, with a couple of strippers paid overtime wages managed until the dairy crew could be builded up again.
"Judith of Blue Lake Ranch" by Jackson Gregory
G. Wellmann, card strippers.
"Scientific American, Volume XXXVI., No. 8, February 24, 1877" by Various
I wonder where he got it, the old corpse-stripper.
"One Man's Initiation--1917" by John Dos Passos
The utilisation of the stripper-harvester is the most popular method of taking off a wheat crop.
"Wheat Growing in Australia" by Australia Department of External Affairs
A girl stripper taught him first to read the labels on packages of tobacco, and taught him to spell.
"Peck's Uncle Ike and The Red Headed Boy 1899" by George W. Peck
He thought dimly of the stripper he'd seen when he walked in on Palveri.
"Occasion for Disaster" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Them strippers sing that 'Fatal Wedding' week in and week out.
"The Long Day" by Dorothy Richardson
Four on whom there is neither restraint nor rule: the servant of a priest, a miller's hound, a widow's son, and a stripper's calf.
"The Triads of Ireland" by Kuno Meyer
It all reminded him of stuffing a stripper's G-string.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
I have seen it in marked form in the makers of cigars and the strippers of tobacco.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
He'd cut down the grain to the roots by steam-machines, or he'd have steam-strippers.
"From Squire to Squatter" by Gordon Stables
The stripper is an Australian invention.
"Australian Pictures" by Howard Willoughby
The strippers and workers are in pairs, of which there may be two or more.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
The concave and convex cards cut by means of the stripper-plates, described earlier in this chapter, are still in use to a limited extent.
"Sharps and Flats" by John Nevil Maskelyne
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In poetry:

He stripped it with a stripper and
He bagged it with a bagger;
The bags were all so lumpy that
They made the bumper stagger.
"Old Farmer Jack" by C J Dennis

In news:

A strippers situation Offers Window Into Challenges Facing Both Parties.
Murder, Strippers and Disney World—a collection of stories about Florida .
Lions Fans Deserve Mobile Strippers ( For Once ).
I " Forgive Him" for Calling Me a "Fairground Stripper".
Even strippers say they're having a tough time making ends meet in Greece.
Can she gracefully avoid stripper-starring party.
It has been suggested that a stripper "may" be the surprise.
A former stripper is suing Green Bay Packers cornerback Al Harris , claiming he sexually assaulted her in a strip club in 2005.
Attack of the Bakken Strippers.
Miley Cyrus Performs with Topless Stripper in Hollywood (Photo Credit: Kevin Mazur/WireImage via ABC).
She may be one of the most talked about reality turned television stars in Hollywood, but before she got her big break and became a "very, rich b***h," NeNe Leakes was a stripper.
Kinder over hotel bills and dealings with a stripper in a new TV ad.
Strippers gave teens lap dances at Sweet 16 party in Saratoga County.
I Luv Dem Strippers (Explicit) ft.
Strippers, Snakeskin, and Side Boob: Miley Cyrus' Merry XXX- mas — PICS.
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In science:

Here, some of the operational features of the stripp ing injection into COSY have to be considered, see Fig. 3. The stripper fo il is located behind a dipole in the extraction arc, see Fig. 1, about 40 mm off the nominal orbit.
Present Performance of Electron Cooling at Cosy-J\"ulich
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