HyperDic: striation

English > 2 senses of the word striation:
NOUNshapestriation, striaany of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as
attributestriation, band, banding, striaa stripe or stripes of contrasting color
English > striation: 2 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningAny of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue.
Synonymstria
Broadergroove, channelA long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
Spanishestría
Catalanestria
Verbsstriatemark with striae or striations
English > striation: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA stripe or stripes of contrasting color.
Synonymsband, banding, stria
Narrowercollar(zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal
stretch markA narrow band resulting from tension on the skin (as on abdominal skin after pregnancy)
Broaderstripe, streak, barA narrow marking of a different color or texture / texture from the background
Spanishfaja, tira
Verbsstriatemark with striae or striations

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