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 for stripe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stripe \Stripe\, n. [OD. strijpe a stripe, streak; akin to LG.
     stripe, D. streep, Dan. stribe, G. strief, striefen, MHG.
     striefen to glide, march.]
     1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a
        different color or structure from the ground; hence, any
        linear variation of color or structure; as, a stripe, or
        streak, of red on a green ground; a raised stripe.
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     2. (Weaving) A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads
        in sets of alternating colors, or in sets presenting some
        other contrast of appearance.
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     3. A strip, or long, narrow piece attached to something of a
        different color; as, a red or blue stripe sewed upon a
        garment.
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     4. A stroke or blow made with a whip, rod, scourge, or the
        like, such as usually leaves a mark.
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              Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed.
                                                    --Deut. xxv.
                                                    3.
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     5. A long, narrow discoloration of the skin made by the blow
        of a lash, rod, or the like.
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              Cruelty marked him with inglorious stripes.
                                                    --Thomson.
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     6. Color indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing
        characteristic; sign; likeness; sort; as, persons of the
        same political stripe. [Colloq. U.S.]
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     7. pl. (Mil.) The chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned
        officer.
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     Stars and Stripes. See under Star, n.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stripe \Stripe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Striped; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Striping.]
     1. To make stripes upon; to form with lines of different
        colors or textures; to variegate with stripes.
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     2. To strike; to lash. [R.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stripe
      n 1: an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color
           or material [syn: band, banding, stripe]
      2: a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military
         rank or length of service
      3: V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service;
         "they earned their stripes in Kuwait" [syn: chevron,
         stripe, stripes, grade insignia]
      4: a kind or category; "businessmen of every stripe joined in
         opposition to the proposal"
      5: a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the
         background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars";
         "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave" [syn: stripe,
         streak, bar]
      v 1: mark with stripes

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  285 Moby Thesaurus words for "stripe":
     Hershey bar, animus, aptitude, aviation badge, badge, band,
     bandeau, bar, baste, bastinado, beat, belabor, belt, bent,
     bespangle, bespeckle, bespot, bias, birch, blaze, blaze a trail,
     blemish, blood, blotch, body-build, box, brand, breed, buffet,
     cane, cast, chalk, chalk up, character, characteristic,
     characteristics, check, check off, checker, chevron, chicken,
     cicatrize, clan, class, club, color, complexion, composition,
     constituents, constitution, cowhide, crack, crasis, craze,
     cross-hatching, cudgel, cuff, cut, dapple, dash, define, delimit,
     delineation, demarcate, denomination, description, designation,
     dharma, diagonal, diathesis, discolor, disposition, dot,
     dotted line, drub, eagle, eccentricity, engrave, epaulet, ethos,
     feather, fiber, fillet, flagellate, flail, flake, flap, fleck,
     flog, form, frame, freckle, fustigate, gash, genius, genre, genus,
     give a whipping, give the stick, grain, habit, hachure, hairline,
     harlequin, hash mark, hatch, hatching, hide, horsewhip, hue, humor,
     humors, idiosyncrasy, ilk, impress, imprint, inclination,
     individualism, insignia of branch, iris, kidney, kin, kind, knout,
     label, lace, lash, lather, lay on, leaning, length, line,
     lineation, list, lot, maculate, make, make a mark, makeup, manner,
     marble, marbleize, mark, mark off, mark out, mental set, mettle,
     mind, mind-set, mold, motley, mottle, nature, nick, notch, number,
     oak leaf, order, organization insignia, overseas bar,
     parachute badge, patch, pencil, pepper, persuasion, phylum,
     physique, pip, pistol-whip, point, polychrome, polychromize,
     pommel, predilection, predisposition, preference, prick, print,
     proclivity, propensity, property, pummel, punch, punctuate,
     puncture, quality, race, rainbow, rawhide, ribbon, riddle, scar,
     scarify, score, scotch, scourge, scratch, seal, seam,
     service stripe, set, shape, shoulder patch,
     shoulder sleeve insignia, slant, slap, slash, smack, smite,
     somatotype, sort, spangle, spank, species, speck, speckle, spirit,
     splotch, spot, spread eagle, sprinkle, stain, stamp, star,
     stigmatize, stipple, strain, strake, strap, streak, streaking,
     stria, striate, striation, striature, striga, string, striola,
     strip, striping, stroke, stud, style, sublineation,
     submarine badge, suchness, swinge, switch, system, tattoo, temper,
     temperament, tendency, tenor, tessellate, the like of,
     the likes of, thrash, thump, tick, tick off, tone, trace, tribe,
     trounce, truncheon, turn, turn of mind, twist, type, underline,
     underlining, underscore, underscoring, variegate, variety, vein,
     virgule, wallop, warp, way, whale, whip, whop, yerk
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  data striping
  disk striping
  stripe
  stripe set
  striping
  
      Segmentation of logically sequential data, such as
     a single file, so that segments can be written to multiple
     physical devices (usually disk drives) in a round-robin
     fashion.  This technique is useful if the processor is capable
     of reading or writing data faster than a single disk can
     supply or accept it.  While data is being transferred from the
     first disk, the second disk can locate the next segment.
  
     Data striping is used in some modern databases, such as
     Sybase, and in certain RAID devices under hardware
     control, such as IBM's RAMAC array subsystem (9304/9395).
  
     Data striping is different from, and may be used in
     conjunction with, mirroring.
  
     (1996-10-17)
  

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