V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: marked with thin lines, stripes, ridges, or grooves

Synonyms: striped


Tips: Striated is a word commonly used to describe muscle tissue that is marked by dark and light transverse bands. A striation is a long, thin line or stripe.

Usage Examples:

When the water level in Lake Powell is low, you can see its striated walls, formed from centuries of sediment. (striped, marked with parallel lines)

The striations in the muscle of your leg were created through repetitive injuries. (parallel grooves) noun

The walls of the Grand Canyon are striated with red, earthy colors. (striped, marked)

The striations in the fabric made for a more interesting design. (stripes, parallel markings) noun

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