Webster 1913 Edition
[L., a furrow, channel, hollow.]
A minute groove, or channel; a threadlike line, as of color; a narrow structural band or line; a striation;
striae, or groovings, produced on a rock by a glacier passing over it; the
striaeon the surface of a shell; a
striaof nervous matter in the brain
A fillet between the flutes of columns, pilasters, or the like.