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strip-search to require (a person such as a prisoner or suspect) to remove all clothing and be searched. [2 definitions]
strip steak a cut of boneless porterhouse.
striptease a form of entertainment in which a performer disrobes to the accompaniment of music. [2 definitions]
stripy having or marked with stripes; striped.
strive to try or work hard; exert oneself. [2 definitions]
strobe (informal) see stroboscope.
strobila the long, jointed body of a tapeworm, not including the head.
strobilus in botany, the reproductive structure of most gymnosperms.
stroboscope any device used to study, measure, balance, or otherwise alter the motion of a moving, rotating, or vibrating body by making it appear to slow down or stop with the use of pulsed bursts of light or by viewing it through intermittent openings in a revolving disk.
strode past tense of stride.
stroganoff of meat, cooked with sour cream, onions, and mushrooms.
stroke an act or instance of striking. [13 definitions]
stroke oar the oar that is located nearest the stern of a racing shell. [2 definitions]
stroll to walk slowly and without a definite goal or purpose, as for exercise or pleasure. [3 definitions]
stroller one that takes a leisurely walk. [2 definitions]
stromatolite a laminated rock with accumulated layers of prokaryotic bacteria, algae, and sediment found in shallow marine environments, contains the oldest fossils known today.
strong having or showing great physical power or strength. [13 definitions]
strong-arm using or threatening to use physical force or coercion. [2 definitions]
strongbox a box or container, usu. of steel, in which valuables can be kept and locked; safe.
stronghold a strongly fortified or defended place; fortress. [2 definitions]
strong interaction the strong force between subnuclear particles, operative in nuclear forces. (Cf. weak interaction.)