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striation
n. state of being marked with narrow lines or grooves; stria; parallel scratches or grooves caused by glacial movement (Geology)

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Striation
Striations means a series of ridges, furrows or linear marks, and is used in several ways:

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striation

Noun
1. 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
(synonym) stria
(hypernym) groove, channel
(derivation) striate
2. a stripe of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"
(synonym) band, stria
(hypernym) stripe, streak
(hyponym) stretch mark
(derivation) striate


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striation
nf. striation, state of being marked with narrow lines or grooves; parallel scratches or grooves caused by glacial movement (Geology)

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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Striation
(n.)
The quality or condition of being striated.
  
 
(n.)
A stria; as, the striations on a shell.
  

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