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Strike 1

Definition: To touch or hit with some force, either with the hand or with an instrument; to smite; to give a blow to, either with the hand or with any instrument or missile.

Strike 2

Definition: To come in collision with; to strike against; as, a bullet struck him; the wave struck the boat amidships; the ship struck a reef.

Strike 3

Definition: To give, as a blow; to impel, as with a blow; to give a force to; to dash; to cast.

Strike 4

Definition: To stamp or impress with a stroke; to coin; as, to strike coin from metal: to strike dollars at the mint.

Strike 5

Definition: To thrust in; to cause to enter or penetrate; to set in the earth; as, a tree strikes its roots deep.

Strike 6

Definition: To punish; to afflict; to smite.

Strike 7

Definition: To cause to sound by one or more beats; to indicate or notify by audible strokes; as, the clock strikes twelve; the drums strike up a march.

Strike 8

Definition: To lower; to let or take down; to remove; as, to strike sail; to strike a flag or an ensign, as in token of surrender; to strike a yard or a topmast in a gale; to strike a tent; to strike the centering of an arch.

Strike 9

Definition: To make a sudden impression upon, as by a blow; to affect sensibly with some strong emotion; as, to strike the mind, with surprise; to strike one with wonder, alarm, dread, or horror.

Strike 10

Definition: To affect in some particular manner by a sudden impression or impulse; as, the plan proposed strikes me favorably; to strike one dead or blind.

Strike 11

Definition: To cause or produce by a stroke, or suddenly, as by a stroke; as, to strike a light.

Strike 12

Definition: To cause to ignite; as, to strike a match.

Strike 13

Definition: To make and ratify; as, to strike a bargain.

Strike 14

Definition: To take forcibly or fraudulently; as, to strike money.

Strike 15

Definition: To level, as a measure of grain, salt, or the like, by scraping off with a straight instrument what is above the level of the top.

Strike 16

Definition: To cut off, as a mortar joint, even with the face of the wall, or inward at a slight angle.

Strike 17

Definition: To hit upon, or light upon, suddenly; as, my eye struck a strange word; they soon struck the trail.

Strike 18

Definition: To borrow money of; to make a demand upon; as, he struck a friend for five dollars.

Strike 19

Definition: To lade into a cooler, as a liquor.

Strike 20

Definition: To stroke or pass lightly; to wave.

Strike 21

Definition: To advance; to cause to go forward; used only in past participle.

Strike 22

Definition: To move; to advance; to proceed; to take a course; as, to strike into the fields.

Strike 23

Definition: To deliver a quick blow or thrust; to give blows.

Strike 24

Definition: To hit; to collide; to dush; to clash; as, a hammer strikes against the bell of a clock.

Strike 25

Definition: To sound by percussion, with blows, or as with blows; to be struck; as, the clock strikes.

Strike 26

Definition: To make an attack; to aim a blow.

Strike 27

Definition: To touch; to act by appulse.

Strike 28

Definition: To run upon a rock or bank; to be stranded; as, the ship struck in the night.

Strike 29

Definition: To pass with a quick or strong effect; to dart; to penetrate.

Strike 30

Definition: To break forth; to commence suddenly; with into; as, to strike into reputation; to strike into a run.

Strike 31

Definition: To lower a flag, or colors, in token of respect, or to signify a surrender of a ship to an enemy.

Strike 32

Definition: To quit work in order to compel an increase, or prevent a reduction, of wages.

Strike 33

Definition: To become attached to something; said of the spat of oysters.

Strike 34

Definition: To steal money.

Strike 35

Definition: The act of striking.

Strike 36

Definition: An instrument with a straight edge for leveling a measure of grain, salt, and the like, scraping off what is above the level of the top; a strickle.

Strike 37

Definition: A bushel; four pecks.

Strike 38

Definition: An old measure of four bushels.

Strike 39

Definition: Fullness of measure; hence, excellence of quality.

Strike 40

Definition: An iron pale or standard in a gate or fence.

Strike 41

Definition: The act of quitting work; specifically, such an act by a body of workmen, done as a means of enforcing compliance with demands made on their employer.

Strike 42

Definition: The horizontal direction of the outcropping edges of tilted rocks; or, the direction of a horizontal line supposed to be drawn on the surface of a tilted stratum. It is at right angles to the dip.

Strike 43

Definition: The extortion of money, or the attempt to extort money, by threat of injury; blackmailing.

strike 44

Definition: a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"

strike 45

Definition: a pitch that is in the strike zone and that the batter does not hit; "this pitcher throws more strikes than balls"

strike 46

Definition: a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball; "he finished with three strikes in the tenth frame"

strike 47

Definition: an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective; "the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn"

strike 48

Definition: a group''s refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions; "the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled"

strike 49

Definition: a gentle blow

strike 50

Definition: cause to form between electrodes of an arc lamp; "strike an arc"

strike 51

Definition: arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing; "strike a balance"; "strike a bargain"

strike 52

Definition: indicate (a certain time) by striking; "The clock struck midnight"; "Just when I entered, the clock struck"

strike 53

Definition: make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target; "The Germans struck Poland on Sept. "We must strike the enemy''s oil fields"; "in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game to

strike 54

Definition: affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely; "We were hit by really bad weather"; "He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager"; "The earthquake struck at midnight"

strike 55

Definition: produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically; "The pianist strikes a middle C"; "strike `z'' on the keyboard"; "her comments struck a sour note"

strike 56

Definition: pierce with force; "The bullet struck her thigh"; "The icy wind struck through our coats"

strike 57

Definition: hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"

strike 58

Definition: smooth with a strickle; "strickle the grain in the measure"

strike 59

Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"

strike 60

Definition: remove by erasing or crossing out; "Please strike this remark from the record"

strike 61

Definition: form by stamping, punching, or printing; "strike coins"; "strike a medal"

strike 62

Definition: produce by ignition or a blow; "strike fire from the flintstone"; "strike a match"

strike 63

Definition: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"

strike 64

Definition: occupy or take on; "He assumes the lotus position"; "She took her seat on the stage"; "We took our seats in the orchestra"; "She took up her position behind the tree"; "strike a pose"

strike 65

Definition: drive something violently into a location; "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling"

strike 66

Definition: cause to experience suddenly; "Panic struck me"; "An interesting idea hit her"; "A thought came to me"; "The thought struck terror in our minds"; "They were struck with fear"

strike 67

Definition: find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"

strike 68

Definition: stop work in order to press demands; "The auto workers are striking for higher wages"; "The employees walked out when their demand for better benefits was not met"

strike 69

Definition: attain; "The horse finally struck a pace"

strike 70

Definition: touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; "Light fell on her face"; "The sun shone on the fields"; "The light struck the golden necklace"; "A strange sound struck my ears"


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