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Translation of "strip" - English-Spanish dictionary

strip

verb /strip/ ( past tense, past participle stripped)
to remove the covering from something quitar, desprender; arrancar; despojar He stripped the old varnish off the wall He stripped the branch (of its bark) with his knife. to undress desnudar(se), quitar(se) la ropa She stripped the child (naked) and put him in the bath He stripped and dived into the water They were told to strip to the waist. to remove the contents of (a house etc) vaciar The house/room was stripped bare / stripped of its furnishings They stripped the house of all its furnishings. to deprive (a person) of something despojar (de) The officer was stripped of his rank for misconduct. strip cartoon noun a row of drawings, eg in a newspaper or comic paper, telling a story. tira cómica, historieta strip-lighting noun lighting by long tubes rather than bulbs. alumbrado fluorescente striptease noun the act, by a woman, of removing her clothes one by one as a theatrical entertainment. strip-tease, destape strip off phrasal verb to remove clothes or a covering from a thing or person quitar(se) la ropa, desnudar(se) He stripped (his clothes) off and had a shower The doctor stripped his bandage off.
(Definition of strip from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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