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Meaning of stripper

strip•per

Pronunciation: (strip'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who strips.
  2. a thing that strips, as an appliance or machine for stripping.
  3. Also calleda person who performs a striptease.
  4. a harvesting machine for stripping the seed heads from the stalks of grain.
  5. a machine used in harvesting cotton to strip the bolls from the plants.
  6. a chemical solution that removes varnish, paint, wax, etc., from a surface, as of furniture or flooring.
  7. any of several rollers covered with card clothing that operate in combination with the worker rollers and the cylinder in the carding of fibers.
  8. a worker who assembles and strips photographic negatives or positives for platemaking. Cf. (def. 10).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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