Synonyms for (noun) stria

Synonyms: band, banding, stria, striation

Definition: a stripe or stripes of contrasting color

Usage: chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands; the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps

Similar words: bar, streak, stripe

Definition: a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background

Usage: a green toad with small black stripes or bars; may the Stars and Stripes forever wave


Synonyms: stria, striation

Definition: 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

Similar words: channel, groove

Definition: a 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)