A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different color or structure from the ground; hence, any linear variation of color or structure; as, a stripe, or streak, of red on a green ground; a raised stripe.
A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colors, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.
A strip, or long, narrow piece attached to something of a different color; as, a red or blue stripe sewed upon a garment.
A stroke or blow made with a whip, rod, scourge, or the like, such as usually leaves a mark.
A long, narrow discoloration of the skin made by the blow of a lash, rod, or the like.
Color indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort; as, persons of the same political stripe.
The chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned officer.
To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different colors or textures; to variegate with stripes.
Question everything. Every stripe, every star, every word spoken. Everything. Ernest Gaines
After leaving school, I travelled around Europe for about six months. In Denmark, I thought that was my chance to get an amazing haircut, so I went to what I thought was a great hairdresser. It turned out to be the car wash of hairdressers, and I walked out sporting yet another pudding bowl, but this time with a stripe bleached down the centre. Becki Newton
Stripe is building payment infrastructure for the Web, so we make it easy to accept credit cards online. Before Stripe, the way you'd do this is using the legacy banking structure. It was slow, it was complex, it was expensive. It had this very chilling effect on e-commerce. John Collison
There's nothing in the middle of the road but a yellow stripe and dead armadillos. Jim Hightower