Filter Strip

Business / Agriculture / Filter Strip: An area of vegetation, generally narrow and long, that slows the rate of runoff, allowing sediments, organic matter, and other pollutants that are being conveyed by the water to be removed. Filter strips reduce erosion and the accompanying stream pollution, and can be a best management practice.

Other Words for Filter

Filter Adjective Synonyms: sieve, colander, riddle, screen, strainer, gauze, cloth, cheesecloth, membrane
Filter Noun Synonyms: leach, percolate, drip, seep, dribble, trickle, drain, run or pass through, ooze

Other Words for Strip

Strip Adjective Synonyms: (do a) striptease, work the runway
Strip Verb Synonyms: band, ribbon, fillet, belt, swath or swathe, stripe
Strip Noun Synonyms: remove, take away, confiscate, seize, expropriate, rip off

Buffer Strips

Business / Agriculture / Buffer Strips: Slender areas of permanent vegetation, often planted along the edge or the contour of a field, usually to slow the flow of water or the velocity of wind, in order to capture sediment and other materia MORE


Business / Finance / Strip: The stated price per share for which underlying stock may be purchased (in the case of a call) or sold (in the case of a put) by the option holder upon exercise of the option contract. MORE

Spam Filter

Technology / Email / Spam Filter: Systems that watch for spam and block it before it can hit the inbox. Spam filters can be complaint or content based. MORE

Starter Strip

Business / Construction / Starter Strip: Asphalt roofing applied at the eaves that provides protection by filling in the spaces under the cutouts and joints of the first course of shingles. MORE

Strip Flooring

Business / Construction / Strip Flooring: Wood flooring consisting of narrow, matched strips. MORE

Strip Tillage

Business / Agriculture / Strip Tillage: Planting and tillage operations that are limited to a strip not to exceed one-third of the distance between rows: the area between is left untilled with a protective cover of crop residue on the surfa MORE