Definition of Stroke. Meaning of Stroke. Synonyms of Stroke

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Definition of Stroke

Stroke
Stroke Stroke, obs. imp. of Strike. Struck.
Stroke
Stroke Stroke, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Strokeed; p. pr. & vb. n. Strokeing.] [OE. stroken, straken, AS. str[=a]cian, fr. str[=i]can to go over, pass. See Strike, v. t., and cf. Straggle.] 1. To strike. [Obs.] Ye mote with the plat sword again Stroken him in the wound, and it will close. --Chaucer. 2. To rib gently in one direction; especially, to pass the hand gently over by way of expressing kindness or tenderness; to caress; to soothe. He dried the falling drops, and, yet more kind, He stroked her cheeks. --Dryden. 3. To make smooth by rubbing. --Longfellow. 4. (Masonry) To give a finely fluted surface to. 5. To row the stroke oar of; as, to stroke a boat.

Meaning of Stroke from wikipedia

- A stroke is a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain causes cell death. There are two main types of stroke: ischemic, due to lack of...
- "The Stroke" is a song written and recorded by American rock artist Billy Squier. It was released in 1981 as the debut single from his 3× Platinum album...
- combustion engine, the term stroke has the following related meanings A phase of the engine's cycle (e.g. compression stroke, exhaust stroke), during which the...
- A four-stroke (also four-cycle) engine is an internal combustion (IC) engine in which the piston completes four separate strokes while turning the crankshaft...
- The Strokes are an American rock band from Manhattan, New York. Formed in 1998, the band is composed of singer Julian Casablancas, guitarists Nick Valensi...
- A two-stroke (or two-cycle) engine is a type of internal combustion engine that completes a power cycle with two strokes (up and down movements) of the...
- Heat stroke, also known as sun stroke, is a type of severe heat illness that results in a body temperature greater than 40.0 °C (104.0 °F) and confusion...
- Stroke play, also known as medal play, is a scoring system in the sport of golf in which the total number of strokes is counted over one, or more rounds...
- In a reciprocating piston engine, the stroke ratio, defined by either bore/stroke ratio or stroke/bore ratio, is a term to describe the ratio between...
- Lacunar stroke or lacunar cerebral infarct (LACI) is the most common type of ischaemic stroke, resulting from the occlusion of small penetrating arteries...
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