Definition of STRIATION


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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 ;

  • 2. (

    ) a stripe or stripes of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"; "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps" ;

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