Stri"a (?), n.; pl. Striae (#). [L., a furrow, channel, hollow.]


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.

Oxf. Gloss.


© Webster 1913.

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