strip

strip

1. To express the contents from a collapsible tube or canal, such as the urethra, by running the finger along it.milk (4) ; 2. Subcutaneous excision of a vein in its longitudinal axis, performed with a stripper. 3. Any narrow piece, relatively long and of uniform width. [A.S. strypan, to rob]
abrasive s.a ribbon-like piece of linen on one side of which is bonded abrasive particles; used in dentistry for contouring and polishing proximal surfaces of restorations.
amalgam s.a linen s. without abrasive used to smooth proximal contours of newly placed amalgam restorations.
celluloid s.a clear plastic s. used as a matrix when inserting a silicate cement or acrylic resin cement in proximal cavity preparations of anterior teeth.
lightning s.a s. of metal with abrasive on one side, used to open rough or improper contacts of proximal restorations.

 

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