from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having only essential or minimal features; lacking anything extra: a stripped-down stage setting; a stripped-down budget.
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- adj. Reduced to essentials; without additional features.
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- adj. having only essential or minimal features
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This is not, in other words, a stripped-down Broadway-style "Porgy" but a genre-transcending theatrical experience staged in such a way as to shift the emphasis from Gershwin's score to DuBose Heyward's often-underrated libretto.
Witt's homes are built to fit it into the neighborhood with a design and scale he calls "stripped-down modern."
If previous decades - the Roaring Twenties and the big-spending Noughties - allowed themselves to play with the idea of stripped-down fashion the Little Black Dress; luxe minimalism, then the aesthetic of 2012 has some parallels with that of 1932.
Belly lox, by tradition, is a cured, but un-smoked salmon—think of it as a stripped-down and saltier cousin to gravlax.
Two Dozen gleaming, stripped-down Harleys filled the parking lot of a bar called the El Adobe.
OMB officials initially balked at the cost of NASA's stripped-down development proposal, and then lobbed in additional questions regarding more-expensive options, according to government and industry officials.
Drawing on those service-oriented retail trends, he said he is hoping to insert a new stripped-down hotel category called "essential services" into the highly regimented hotel space.
Also the logic follows that your Prism app will load faster, because it is essentially a faster, stripped-down mini-browser (read as: without the bloat ).
Facing congressional pressure, the agency resurrected the program about a year later, but only as a stripped-down emergency escape vehicle for the space station.
There is a stripped-down, bare-bones release for people who want the film alone, and there is the double-disc full of extras.