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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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His father and mother suffered from a fatal heart attack and a cerebral vascular accident (stroke) at age 65.
An 82-year-old woman was admitted to a hospital with left-sided weakness as a result of a cerebral vascular accident (CVA) or stroke.
Comorbid disease was measured using patient's history of cancer, dementia, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure (CHF), myocardial infarction, cerebral vascular accident, peripheral vascular disease, prior use of CABG/PTCA, and stroke, among other variables.
Assessing the driving potential of cerebral vascular accident patients.
A retrospective analysis of more than 200,000 inpatients with and without HCV infection at discharge showed that those with HCV were 29% more likely to have had an acute MI (AMI), 98% more likely to have had a cerebral vascular accident (CVA), and 88% times more likely to have coronary artery disease (CAD).
A cerebral vascular accident caused cerebral anoxia in five participants.