What is another word for stripping?

Pronunciation: [stɹˈɪpɪŋ] (IPA)

Stripping is a term widely used in several contexts, including the clothing industry, car manufacturing, and even in carpentry. It refers to the process of removing something from its original state or surface. Some synonyms for the word stripping include peeling, uncovering, removing, or extracting. In the clothing industry, stripping is commonly used to refer to the process of removing fabric from a garment to reveal another layer underneath. In carpentry, it's used to describe the process of removing old paint or varnish from wooden furniture. In car manufacturing, stripping refers to the process of breaking down a car into its individual components for repairs or repurposing. Regardless of the context, stripping always involves removing something essential to reveal something else.

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Usage examples for Stripping

Perfect Flat stripping can only be obtained with a Motion which keeps the Comb at an even and fixed distance from the wire clothing at all points over the entire width of the Flat.
"Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery"
Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd.
This action, together with the fact that it is impossible for the wire on the Flats to be forced into the Comb through the accumulation of dirt or fly on the blocks or Flat seatings, makes this stripping Motion the most perfect on the market.
"Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery"
Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd.
When the leaf shows the willows are carried to the 'brakes,' and the work of stripping off the bark commences.
"Hodge and His Masters"
Richard Jefferies

Famous quotes with Stripping

  • In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution - consideration of a Constitutional amendment.
    Dennis Cardoza
  • Acting is not about dressing up. Acting is about stripping bare. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you thought of them that instant.
    Glenda Jackson
  • Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.
    Barbara Johnson
  • But for the children of the poorest people we're stripping the curriculum, removing the arts and music, and drilling the children into useful labor. We're not valuing a child for the time in which she actually is a child.
    Jonathan Kozol
  • Yeah I'm telling real stories, but if you pick up a documentary on strippers, you're going to want to see some stripping, so we definitely got that in there.
    Method Man

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