There are 2 translations of strip in Spanish:

strip1

Pronunciation: /strɪp/

vt (-pp-)

  • 1 1.1 (remove covering from) [bed] deshacer*, quitar la ropa de; [wood/furniture] quitarle la pintura ( or el barniz etc) a, decapar we stripped the walls quitamos el papel de la pared to strip sth away quitar or sacar* algo to strip sb (naked) desnudar a algn we stripped the moldings from o off the walls le quitamos las molduras a la pared stripped of its rhetoric, the speech has no substance despojado de su retórica, el discurso es insustancial
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    • ‘He strips his own bed, does the vacuuming and makes his own pancakes,’ she said with a smile.
    • At least that sheet was there so it saved me stripping the whole bed off.
    • Bearing in mind I had just stripped the beds - why do we always want clean sheets ‘for Christmas’?
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    • Next job is to strip the varnish from the neck, and sand it down to the wood.
    • They run out of beer by about 7pm so we then turned to the wine, which I'm afraid would have stripped the paint off any wall.
    • When the paint was stripped it revealed numerous scratches and old repairs.
    1.2 (remove contents from) [room/house] vaciar* the deserted car had been stripped habían desmantelado el coche abandonado the thieves stripped the shop bare los ladrones desvalijaron la tienda
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    • A troubled theatre was forced to stay closed despite new managers taking over after it was stripped bare of its fixtures and fittings.
    • The geese pull plants up by the roots to feed on them, stripping the ground bare.
    • The house was stripped back to bare walls, rebuilt and extended during the first half of the 1990s and is now finished to a high, modern standard.
    1.3
    (stripped past participle of/participio pasado de)
    (without extras) (American English/inglés norteamericano) (after noun/detrás del nombre) sin accesorios, sin extras it sells for $11,500 stripped se vende a $11.500 sin accesorios or sin extras
    1.4 (deprive) to strip sb of sth despojar a algn de algo to strip a company of its assets vaciar* una compañía, vender el activo de una compañía
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    • Hitler immediately stripped Hess of all the ranks he held in the Nazi Party including being a party member.
    • Kangueehi this week announced that Botes has been stripped of all his powers as chairman of the body's Doping Committee.
    • Even then, Alucius would be stripped of most of his power.
  • 2 [Cars/Automovilismo] [Technology/Tecnología] 2.1 (damage) [gears] estropear 2.2

    strip (down)

    (dismantle) [engine/gun/car] desmontar
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    • We completely strip your machine down to the last nut and bolt then rebuild ensuring every component works perfectly.
    • Johnny developed a life long love for fixing things and could strip a tractor down and put it together again.
    • Police who stripped the van found rope and black adjustable ties.
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    • Getting the screw out can strip the bushing threads in the frame.
    • Don't over do it, or you just end up stripping the screws.
    • I have mounted other things and it felt like you could not tighten things up without stripping the screw in the steel.

vi (-pp-)

  • 1.1 (undress) desnudarse, desvestirse* to strip naked desnudarse to strip (down) to one's underclothes quedarse en ropa interior to strip to the waist desnudarse de la cintura para arriba 1.2 (do striptease) hacer* striptease
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    • Realizing this, we strip off our clothes and dance through the yard.
    • Once I get home, I strip off my clothes, toss them into the hamper and shower.
    • On an impulse you strip off all your clothes, swim into the centre of the lake and turn onto your back.

Phrasal verbs

strip off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [wallpaper/paint] quitar; [leaves] arrancar* to strip off one's clothes quitarse la ropa, desvestirse* 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (undress) (British English/inglés británico) desnudarse, empelotarse (Col, CS, Ven) [colloquial/familiar], calatearse (Peru/Perú) [colloquial/familiar]

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There are 2 translations of strip in Spanish:

strip2

n

  • 1 1.1 (narrow piece — of leather, cloth, paper) tira (feminine); (— of metal) tira (feminine), cinta (feminine) cut the pepper into strips corte el pimiento en tiras to tear sb off a strip o to tear a strip off sb (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] poner* a algn de vuelta y media [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Carefully, she cut several holly leaves out of a strip of green paper and three berries out a piece of vivid crimson.
    • Tape a strip of paper or fabric ribbon around the jar.
    • Even without these boundaries, there are good visual and organizational reasons to put strips of commands at the top of the screen.
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    • This contains a thin, flat strip made of a layer of iron and a layer of brass soldered together, and bent into a coil.
    • Her hand trembled with the effort of keeping the metal sensor strip in place.
    • It is just a long metal strip with a little keypad and monitor on it that will fuse itself to your glove.
    1.2 (of land, sea, forest, light) franja (feminine)
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    • A riparian zone is a strip of land extending on average 10-30m from a designated river.
    • The island was narrow, a strip of land about twenty miles long, running in a north-south direction.
    • An area of 2,000 square metres is equivalent to a strip of land just 100 metres long and 20 metres wide.
    1.3
    (airstrip)
    pista (feminine) (de aterrizaje)
  • 2 (British English/inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] (no plural/sin plural) (colores (masculine plural) del) equipo (masculine) they've changed their strip again han vuelto a cambiar los colores del equipo
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    • This time he donated a strip to the school team in the town of Serekunda.
    • If the jogger was wearing the strip of the team they favoured, they stopped and helped.
    • In the United States, a team strip is actually called a uniform.
  • 3 (striptease) striptease (masculine) to do a strip hacer* un striptease
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    • You don't seem overly concerned in the strip with keeping up a continuous narrative.
    • Excuse self to find the ladies' room, indulging in a private strip for the mirror, just to see if I am sexy at all.
  • 4 (cartoon) (British English/inglés británico) tira (feminine) comic strip tira cómica
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    • Steve also brings us our weekly strip cartoon Back Yard, which you can read on Page 20.
    • In lieu of an entry today, I give you this: the first strip in my new comic series, ‘Scutmonkey’.
    • Born in 1929, Han worked as a strip cartoon artist for the Shanghai Art Publishing House for decades.
  • 5 (exit road) (American English/inglés norteamericano) arteria (feminine) de salida (con establecimientos comerciales, restaurantes etc)
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    • Wesley high school stood in the middle of town just off the main strip of Wesley road.
    • Nelson agreed and they said goodbye as the Ryan women walked out into the main strip of town.
    • On weekend nights dancing, laughing and music can be heard spilling from the bars, clubs and restaurants that line the strip.

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