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English definition of “strip”

strip

verb (REMOVE PARTS)    /strɪp/ (-pp-)
[T] to remove parts of a machine, vehicle, or engine in order to clean or repair it: I've decided to strip down my motorbike and rebuild it.Mechanical engineeringRemoving and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere [T] mainly US to remove the parts of a car, etc. in order to sell themRemoving and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
(Definition of strip verb (REMOVE PARTS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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