strike

phonetic symbol: / stráɪk / 

strike - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a conspicuous success
bang , hit , smash , smasher

[ noun ]
■ (baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders
e.g.)
・this pitcher throws more strikes than balls

[ noun ]
■ a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball
e.g.)
・he finished with three strikes in the tenth frame
ten-strike

[ noun ]
■ an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
e.g.)
・the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

[ noun ]
■ a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
e.g.)
・the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
work stoppage

[ noun ]
■ a gentle blow
rap , tap

[ verb ]
■ cause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp
e.g.)
・strike an arc

[ verb ]
■ arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing
e.g.)
・strike a balance
・strike a bargain

[ verb ]
■ indicate (a certain time) by striking

[ verb ]
■ make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
e.g.)
・We must strike the enemy's oil fields
hit

[ verb ]
■ affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
hit

[ verb ]
■ produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically
e.g.)
・The pianist strikes a middle C
・strike `z' on the keyboard
hit

[ verb ]
■ pierce with force

[ verb ]
■ hit against
■ come into sudden contact with
collide with , hit , impinge on , run into

[ verb ]
■ smooth with a strickle
strickle

[ verb ]
■ deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
e.g.)
・the opponent refused to strike

[ verb ]
■ remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
e.g.)
・Please strike this remark from the record
excise , expunge , scratch

[ verb ]
■ form by stamping, punching, or printing
e.g.)
・strike coins
・strike a medal
coin , mint

[ verb ]
■ produce by ignition or a blow
e.g.)
・strike fire from the flintstone
・strike a match

[ verb ]
■ have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
affect , impress , move

[ verb ]
■ occupy or take on
e.g.)
・strike a pose
assume , take , take up

[ verb ]
■ drive something violently into a location
hit

[ verb ]
■ cause to experience suddenly
come to , hit

[ verb ]
■ find unexpectedly
attain , chance on , chance upon , come across , come upon , discover , fall upon , happen upon , light upon

[ verb ]
■ stop work in order to press demands
walk out

[ verb ]
■ attain
come to

[ verb ]
■ touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
fall , shine

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