stripe
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stripe(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (banda)
a. la raya
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Zebras have black and white stripes.Las cebras tienen rayas blancas y negras.
b. la lista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Thomas is wearing a shirt with blue and white stripes.Thomas lleva una camisa con listas azules y blancas.
c. la franja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The American flag has 13 stripes.La bandera estadounidense tiene 13 franjas.
2. (military)
a. el galón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The number of years that a stripe represents varies in different branches of the armed forces.El número de años que un galón representa varía según las diferentes ramas de las fuerzas armadas.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(blow with a whip)
a. el azote
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They sentenced him to 100 stripes for robbery.Fue condenado a 100 azotes por robo.
4. (class)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la calaña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(worst)
He's a loathsome false prophet of the worst stripe.Es un falso profeta detestable de la peor calaña.
b. el tipo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Eric is a politician of a different stripe. He seems to actually be honest.Eric es un político de un tipo diferente. Parece ser honesto de verdad.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to mark with stripes)
a. rayar
Once the concrete hardens, we'll stripe the parking lot.Una vez que se fragüe el concreto, rayaremos el estacionamiento.
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stripe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (on cloth, animal's coat)
a. la raya f, lista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (indicating rank)
a. el galón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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stripe [straɪp]
noun
1 (line) raya (f); lista (f); (on flag etc) franja (f)
2 (Mil) galón (m)
3 (lash) azote (m); (weal) cardenal (m)
4 especially (US) (kind, sort)
of the worst stripe de la peor calaña
transitive verb
rayar; listar;with de;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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