Pronunciation: (out"strip'), [key]
—v.t., -stripped, -strip•ping.
1. to outdo; surpass; excel.
2. to outdo or pass in running or swift travel: A car can outstrip the local train.
3. to get ahead of or leave behind in a race or in any course of competition.
4. to exceed: a demand that outstrips the supply.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.