striate[strī′āt′; for adj., usually, -it]
transitive verbstriated, striating
Origin of striate; from Classical Latin striatus, grooved, furrowed, past participle of striare, to groove, channel ; from stria: see stria
transitive verbstri·at·ed, stri·at·ing, stri·ates
- Marked with striae; striped, grooved, or ridged.
- Consisting of a stria or striae.
Origin of striateFrom Latin striātus, furrowed, from stria, furrow; see stria.
(third-person singular simple present striates, present participle striating, simple past and past participle striated)
- To mark something with striations.
(comparative more striate, superlative most striate)
From Latin striatum, past participle of strio (“to groove”)