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(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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Yet even before those difficult times, when Ford was still Navistar's top engine customer and the diesel pickup truck market was booming, there were those within Navistar who were beginning to consider the what-ifs and ponder the implications of what things would be like without the Power Stroke business.
Be mindful of leaning too far back in the power stroke or too far forward in the catch position.
The stroke lies within the sagittal plane, with only slight outward movement near the end of the power stroke.
4-liter Power Stroke Diesel engine that has an ultra low-sulfur diesel fuel and advanced diesel particulate filter that can provide particulate emissions levels similar to that of gasoline engines.
Features include: enclosed housing to protect the power cell, eliminate side plate bolts, and reduce noise levels; recoil isolation to protect the carrier from damaging reflective forces; ultra high blow rate for greater productivity in concrete and asphalt applications; high and low pressure accumulator to protect the carrier hydraulic system and assist the power stroke of the piston; one-piece body eliminates tie rods; two-position hose mounting optimizes hose rout ing; and single bushing design combines three bushings into one for a slip fit and the ability to be replaced in the field.
Gillette Fusion Power features a motor that sends micro-pulses to the blades, which allowed hairs in all direction to be cut closer and more thoroughly in one power stroke, according to the company.
The Butterfly: This is similar to the breaststroke (in fact, it used to be considered just a variation of the breaststroke), except that instead of pushing your hands forward through the water before bringing them back in a power stroke, you swing them forward above the water.
Gillette executives say consumers will pay a premium for performance, claiming the M3Power outperforms all men's shaving systems, including Gillette's category-leading Mach3 Turbo, by shaving more hair, closer in one easy power stroke.
The power packs provide an air operated fast approach followed by an automatically initiated combined pneumo-hydraulic power stroke on contact with the work piece.
The wingbeat begins with a power stroke (also called the downstroke), in which the bird pulls its wings forward and downward, creating lift over the wing.
With a machined aluminum front riser and split limbs with alloy energy wheels, the Durango features a 17-inch power stroke, precision-machined track, hard-anodized Teflon impregnated barrel, a patented dry-fire prevention system and positive safety.
In Otto cycle versions, a spark plug located on the crest ignites the air/fuel mixture, initiating the power stroke.
The RCX Dual cams are situated in a reverse cam configuration so the power stroke can be increased without increasing the overall length of the bow.
0L Power Stroke turbo designed for the aftermarket.