I cannot understand the difference between the noun "strip" and the noun "stripe". When I check the dictionary, it seems basically the same thing although dictionary does not indicate they are synonymous.

Thank you.

Stripes are a decorative design; strips are attenuated rectangles in virtually any material.
Rucadifference between the noun "strip" and the noun "stripe"
A strip is more like a ribbon. It's a detached long and narrow shape. A strip of cloth. A strip of paper.

A stripe is more like a long line painted on something else. A white shirt with blue stripes. A red skirt with white stripes. A pedestrian walk painted with white stripes.

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