Striations means a series of ridges, furrows or linear
In mathematics, a linear map or function f is a function which satisfies the following two properties:* Additivity : f = f + f...

 marks, and are used in several ways
  • Glacial striation
  • Striation (geology)
    Striation (geology)
    In geology, a striation means linear furrows generated from fault movement; The striation's direction reveal the movement directions in the fault plane. Similar striations can occur with glaciation....

    , a striation as a result of a geological fault
  • In medicine, striated muscle
    Striated muscle
    Striated muscle tissue is a form of fibers that are combined into parallel fibers. More specifically, it can refer to:* Cardiac muscle .* Skeletal muscle* Branchiomeric muscles...

  • Striations can be found in certain glasses
    Glass is an amorphous solid material. Glasses are typically brittle and optically transparent.The most familiar type of glass, used for centuries in windows and drinking vessels, is soda-lime glass, composed of about 75% silica plus Na2O, CaO, and several minor additives...

    . These have been caused by turbulent flow during teeming (pouring) of the glass.
  • Striations can be observed in clouds. See Barber's pole
    Barber's pole
    A barber's pole is a type of sign used by barbers to signify the place or shop where they perform their craft. The trade sign is, by a tradition dating back to the Middle Ages, a staff or pole with a helix of colored stripes...

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