Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

A strip may refer to any of the following:

1. In general, when referring to data, strip is the process of removing one or more characters from a file or a collection of files. For example, someone could do a search and replace for a particular word and replace it with nothing to strip a document of that word.

2. Linux command, see the strip command page for additional information about this command.

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