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  1. present participle and gerund of strip

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stripping (plural strippings)

  1. The act of one who strips.
    • 1879, Herbert Spencer, Principles of Sociology Volume II Part IV: Ceremonial Institutions
      The mutual bows and courtesies [] are remants of the original prostrations and strippings of the captive.
    • 1863, Elizabeth Gaskell, Sylvia's Lovers:
      Never were cows that required such stripping.
  2. (chemistry, engineering) A physical separation process where one or more components are removed from a liquid stream by a vapor stream

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