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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. any 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;
[syn: stria, striation]

2. a stripe or stripes of contrasting color;
- Example: "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"
- Example: "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps"
[syn: band, banding, stria, striation]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Striation \Stri*a"tion\, n. 1. The quality or condition of being striated. [1913 Webster] 2. A stria; as, the striations on a shell. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

striation n 1: any 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 [syn: stria, striation] 2: a stripe or stripes of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"; "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps" [syn: band, banding, stria, striation]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "striation": band, bar, belt, bezel, chamfer, chase, chink, corrugation, crack, cranny, craze, cross-hatching, cut, dado, dash, delineation, diagonal, dotted line, engraving, flute, fluting, furrow, gash, gouge, groove, hachure, hairline, hatching, incision, line, lineation, list, microgroove, rabbet, rifling, ruck, rut, score, scratch, slash, slit, streak, streaking, stria, striature, striga, striola, strip, stripe, striping, stroke, sublineation, sulcation, sulcus, underline, underlining, underscore, underscoring, virgule, well-worn groove, wrinkle