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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 stria /ˈstraɪə/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 stria /ˈstraɪə/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stri·a n.; pl. Striae
 1. A minute groove, or channel; a threadlike line, as of color; a narrow structural band or line; a striation; as, the striae, or groovings, produced on a rock by a glacier passing over it; the striae on the surface of a shell; a stria of nervous matter in the brain.
 2. Arch. A fillet between the flutes of columns, pilasters, or the like.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 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 [syn: striation]
      2: a stripe of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit
         characteristic bands" [syn: band, striation]
      [also: striae (pl)]