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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Prof Bhagat: There are three simple checks that can help you recognise whether someone has had a stroke or mini-stroke (transient ischaemic attack - TIA).
exercising regularly, eating more fruits, vegetables, and foods low in sodium, and avoiding smoking) can reduce a person's chance of having a stroke.
The partnership, announced at the 2016 Annual Scientific Session of the Chinese Stroke Association (CSA) and Tiantan International Stroke Conference (TISC) in Beijing, will focus on continued growth of stroke awareness through the Stroke is Treatable World Stroke Day campaign; implementation of the WSO's new global stroke services guidelines: The Roadmap to Delivering Quality Stroke Care; and, supporting WSO's global clinical educational programs including the World Stroke Academy and teaching courses.
Key words: Stroke, Ischemic Stroke, hemorrhagic Stroke, Stroke risk factors, Seasonal variation.
The Rashid Stroke unit was established in early 2012 and on an average 500 patients have been admitted with a stroke per year- of these 150 needed acute stroke management
Ken was inspired to take part in his third Step Out event in Birmingham after he had a stroke in 2011.
A hard-hitting report, "Struggling to Recover" was published as part of the Life After Stroke campaign.
A meta-analysis of data from 18 well-done, relevant studies showed that stroke unit care was associated with a significant 21% reduction in death and a 13% reduction in the combined end point of death or poor outcome.
Having any stroke-like symptom was as predictive for future stroke as diabetes or atrial fibrillation.
Despite the advancement of stroke treatment in the United States, stroke remains the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of serious, long-term disability among adults.
ie - which is supported by an educational grant from Covidien - is set to drive the Irish Heart Foundation's campaign for better stroke services in Ireland as well as helping to bridge the chronic information gap that faces stroke survivors and their families.
Among patients who had had strokes within the previous 3 to 9 months, 2 weeks of clinician-supervised CIMT produced more mobility in their stroke-weakened arms over the ensuing year than standard rehabilitation approaches did, reports a team led by neuroscientist Steven L.
The Phase IIa MITI-IA study will enroll up to 20 patients with acute vertebro-basilar artery occlusion, a subset of acute stroke patients who have a particularly high mortality rate.