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See definition of striation on Dictionary.com
  • as ingrain
  • as instripe

synonyms for striation

  • fiber
  • character
  • current
  • direction
  • nap
  • pattern
  • staple
  • surface
  • tendency
  • tissue
  • tooth
  • weave
  • weft
  • warp and woof
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How to use striation in a sentence

No Way Out, with its backdrop of racial unrest and its awareness of complex striations of race and class, is a striking movie, and Poitier’s performance in it, especially for a film debut, is remarkable.
WHY ALL ACTORS—AND THE WORLD—OWE A DEBT TO SIDNEY POITIERSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJANUARY 7, 2022TIME
Any effort to scrutinize the subtle striations in the gray blanket above and tease out distinctions may have finally found some reward around sunset.
SATURDAY WAS WARM AND OVERCAST IN MORNING AND EVENINGMARTIN WEILDECEMBER 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Most modern sharks have linear striations on their scales, which may offer some boost to their swimming efficiency.
SOMETHING MYSTERIOUSLY WIPED OUT ABOUT 90 PERCENT OF SHARKS 19 MILLION YEARS AGOCAROLYN GRAMLINGJUNE 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The striation of the cones is still present, but is not nearly so clear as it was in the earlier stage.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The appearance of striation may on this hypothesis be explained as due to the presence of granules in the protoplasm.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
In my specimens the yolk-spherules are not arranged with any reference to the radiating striation.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The sheath of notochord also appears to me to become thinner, and its radial striation is certainly less easy to detect.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
In the form here figured the striation is as stated by De Toni, but is about 19 at the ends.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
Under the microscope the longitudinal striation of the wall is found to be due to the direction taken by the horn tubules.
DISEASES OF THE HORSE'S FOOTHARRY CAULTON REEKS
I do not know in the least what causes this striation, except that it depends on the nature of the cloud, not on the wind.
MODERN PAINTERS, VOLUME V (OF 5)JOHN RUSKIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STRIATION

  • character
  • current
  • direction
  • fiber
  • nap
  • pattern
  • staple
  • striation
  • surface
  • tendency
  • tissue
  • tooth
  • warp and woof
  • weave
  • weft
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.