Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stria

2 senses of stria

Sense 1
stria, striation -- (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)
       => groove, channel -- (a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record))

Sense 2
band, banding, stria, striation -- (a stripe or stripes of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"; "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps")
       => stripe, streak, bar -- (a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave")

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