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3 definitions found
 for striation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Striation \Stri*a"tion\, n.
     1. The quality or condition of being striated.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A stria; as, the striations on a shell.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  striation
      n 1: any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the
           scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or
           ridges in muscle tissue [syn: stria, striation]
      2: a stripe or stripes of contrasting color; "chromosomes
         exhibit characteristic bands"; "the black and yellow banding
         of bees and wasps" [syn: band, banding, stria,
         striation]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  61 Moby Thesaurus words for "striation":
     band, bar, belt, bezel, chamfer, chase, chink, corrugation, crack,
     cranny, craze, cross-hatching, cut, dado, dash, delineation,
     diagonal, dotted line, engraving, flute, fluting, furrow, gash,
     gouge, groove, hachure, hairline, hatching, incision, line,
     lineation, list, microgroove, rabbet, rifling, ruck, rut, score,
     scratch, slash, slit, streak, streaking, stria, striature, striga,
     striola, strip, stripe, striping, stroke, sublineation, sulcation,
     sulcus, underline, underlining, underscore, underscoring, virgule,
     well-worn groove, wrinkle
  
  

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