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Related topics: Shapes, patterns
stripedstriped /straɪpt/ ●●○ adjective  CFLINEhaving lines or bands of colour syn stripy a blue and white striped shirt
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stripedstripey socksZollner's illusion makes parallel lines seem to diverge by placing them on a zigzag striped background.The average annual catch, mainly of striped dolphins, in the drive fisheries between 1975 and 1986 was 4734.In 1975, a record kill year, approximately 20,000 striped dolphins were killed in the drives.It was a small plain whitewashed structure with a striped dome on top.I used to go home on the train with striped legs.Snipe - striped plumage camouflaged the colour of dead winter reeds - probed the mud with bills bizarrely long.When he first started out, he used to wear a pair of very baggy, red striped pyjamas!He was wearing a navy blue suit and a striped shirt.He was six feet two, and wore dark blue trousers with a blue and white striped shirt.My aunt knitted me a blue and white striped sweater for Christmas.
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