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Synonyms for stroke

(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain

a light touch

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a light touch with the hands

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(golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club

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the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew

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anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush

any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing

a single complete movement

touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions

strike a ball with a smooth blow

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row at a particular rate

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treat gingerly or carefully

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Cam design also influences the travel path of the nocking point during draw and power strokes.
As the nocking point jumps up and down during the power stroke, it jerks the arrow hock up and down, which creates excessive and violent oscillation in the arrow.
7-liter Power Stroke V8 diesel engine is 25 percent quieter inside the cabin at 60 mph than the previous model, with noise levels dropping to 68 decibels from 74 decibels.
The three trucks tested in the challenge were the 2015 Ford F-350 Power Stroke, 2015 GMC 3500 HD Duramax, and the 2014 Ram HD 3500 Cummins.
7-litre Power Stroke V8 turbo diesel engine(C)1994-2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
These caudofemoralis muscles provide the power stroke allowing fast forward movement.
It is fully contained with no fluid reservoirs or hydraulic lines and features rapid advance with automatic power stroke.
DETROIT -- The worst home-run hitting team in the American League found its power stroke Tuesday, launching three long balls to build a comfortable lead, and all anybody on the Angels wanted to talk about afterward was defense.
Unfortunately, though this lengthens the power stroke relative to the effective intake stroke and extracts more energy from the fuel, it also lessens the amount of torque the engine produces (129 lb-ft @ 4,500 rpm for the hybrid vs.
That neck could cause a 5- to 10-nanometer displacement when snapping backward in the large structural change that researchers think is at the heart of the mysterious power stroke.
Each employs an energy-saving air-to-oil intensifier system that splits the forward stroke into a pneumatic fast approach and a resistance-activated power stroke.
The power stroke is positive work, or the energy that is produced by the expanding gases to create mechanical work.
5 pounds of overall weight, a 13 1/2-inch power stroke and a narrow 17-inch axle-to-axle length and you get a smooth-handling, compact powerhouse rated at 350 fps.
7-liter Power Stroke V-8 Turbo Diesel engine delivers more power and better fuel economy than ever before.