Meaning of “strip (sth) down” in the English Dictionary

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strip (sth) down

phrasal verb with strip uk /strɪp/ us verb [ T ] -pp-

to remove the unnecessary parts of a system or process in order to make it more simple or efficient:

Pensions can be made simple by stripping them down to the basic elements with no fancy add-ons.

strip sth down

phrasal verb with strip uk /strɪp/ us verb [ T ] -pp-

to separate a machine or piece of equipment into separate parts in order to clean or repair it:

They stripped the car down and repainted all the bodywork.

(Definition of “strip (sth) down” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)