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Word of the Day – Stria

By February 12, 2019Word of the Day

Stria (noun)


A linear mark, slight ridge, or groove on a surface, often one of a number of similar parallel features.

Late 17th century (as a scientific term): from Latin, literally ‘furrow’.

Example sentences

“The Striae ridges are broad, while the grooves are narrow and sharp.”

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