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verb as in streak

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The 12,561-foot summit of the mountain, called Les Courtes, loomed 1,000 feet above where we were climbing, and 2,000 feet below us lay the Argentière glacier, its surface striated with crevasses.

Whalers who had visited the Falklands previously had likewise cursed the creatures as “flying devils” and “flying monkeys,” although science would ultimately settle on the name striated caracara, or, informally, Johnny rook.

Striate keratitis usually makes its appearance on the second or third day after operation.

Markings polygonal, slightly decreasing toward the border where they are much smaller; border well marked, striate.

A nodule, more or less evident, is found near the border which is usually striate.

Stipules, bracts, and bractlets striate, the latter longer than the calyx.

Capsule globular, 4-celled, septicidal, the valves (under a strong lens) transversely and densely striate.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to striate, such as: band, dapple, daub, fleck, marble, and slash.

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