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Synonyms for stroke

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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It coincides with a large, positive cloud-to-ground lightning stroke and has the features of the signal generated by lightning's initial surge, the researchers say.
Real-time lightning stroke data from the NAPLN is provided seamlessly via the Internet within approximately 30 seconds from detection.
They interpret these signals as intracloud lightning strokes related to, but not created by, the gamma-ray flash.
The topics include high-voltage switching equipment, substation integration and automation, shielding substations from direct lightning strokes, the cyber security of substation control and diagnostic systems, and station commissioning and project closeout.
Lightning strokes could stimulate people's brains and cause them to hallucinate bright blobs of light the same way a magnetic medical procedure does, two physicists propose in an upcoming Physics Letters A.
Aircraft soundings from the time of the event suggest little in the way of instabilit y over northern Illinois, and the lightning detection network failed to detect cloud-to-ground lightning strokes there.
Each person is shaved in about six lightning strokes and the barber is not allowed to make more than ten individual cuts.
Other lightning detection networks rely on outdated satellite-based technology developed more than a generation ago and designed to detect only cloud-to-ground lightning strokes.