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Strife vs. Stripe

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Strifenoun

Striving; earnest endeavor; hard work.

Stripenoun

A long, relatively straight region of a single colour.

‘zebra stripes’;

Strifenoun

Exertion or contention for superiority, either by physical or intellectual means.

Stripenoun

(in the plural) The badge worn by certain officers in the military or other forces.

Strifenoun

Bitter conflict, sometimes violent.

Stripenoun

(informal) Distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort.

‘persons of the same political stripe’;

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Strifenoun

(colloquial) A trouble of any kind.

Stripenoun

A long narrow mark left by striking with a lash or rod; by extension, such a stroke.

Strifenoun

(obsolete) That which is contended against; occasion of contest.

Stripenoun

(weaving) A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colours, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.

Strifenoun

The act of striving; earnest endeavor.

Stripenoun

Any of the balls marked with stripes in the game of pool, which one player aims to pot, the other player taking the spots.

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Strifenoun

Exertion or contention for superiority; contest of emulation, either by intellectual or physical efforts.

‘Doting about questions and strifes of words.’; ‘Thus gods contended - noble strife -Who most should ease the wants of life.’;

Stripeverb

(transitive) To mark with stripes.

Strifenoun

Altercation; violent contention; fight; battle.

‘Twenty of them fought in this black strife.’; ‘These vows, thus granted, raised a strife aboveBetwixt the god of war and queen of love.’;

Stripeverb

(transitive) To lash with a whip or strap.

Strifenoun

That which is contended against; occasion of contest.

Stripeverb

To distribute data across several separate physical disks to reduce the time to read and write.

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Strifenoun

lack of agreement or harmony

Stripenoun

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.

Strifenoun

bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension

Stripenoun

A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colors, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.

Stripenoun

A strip, or long, narrow piece attached to something of a different color; as, a red or blue stripe sewed upon a garment.

Stripenoun

A stroke or blow made with a whip, rod, scourge, or the like, such as usually leaves a mark.

‘Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed.’;

Stripenoun

A long, narrow discoloration of the skin made by the blow of a lash, rod, or the like.

‘Cruelty marked him with inglorious stripes.’;

Stripenoun

Color indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort; as, persons of the same political stripe.

Stripenoun

The chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned officer.

Stripeverb

To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different colors or textures; to variegate with stripes.

Stripeverb

To strike; to lash.

Stripenoun

a strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material

Stripenoun

a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service

Stripenoun

V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service;

‘they earned their stripes in Kuwait’;

Stripenoun

a kind or category;

‘businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal’;

Stripenoun

a marking of a different color or texture from the background

Stripeverb

mark with stripes

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