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It Has 6 letters ( s t r o k e )         2 vowels ( o e )         4 consonants ( s t r k )         Word on the contrary ekorts

Which the Definition/Meaning of stroke in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _*stroak_, _strok_, _strak_, from Old English _*strāc_ (“stroke”), from Proto-Germanic _*straikaz_ (“stroke”), from Proto-Indo-European _*streyg-_ (“stroke; to strike”). Cognate with Scots _strak_, _strake_, _straik_ (“stroke, blow”), Middle Low German _strēk_ (“stroke, trick, prank”), German _Streich_ (“stroke”). ALTERNATIVE FORMS * stroak (obsolete) NOUN Wikipedia STROKE (_plural_ STROKES) * An act of stroking (moving one's hand over a surface). _She gave the cat a STROKE._ * A blow or hit. _a STROKE on the chin_ * Bible, Deuteronomy xix. 5 His hand fetcheth a STROKE with the axe to cut down the tree. * Francis Bacon He entered and won the whole kingdom of Naples without striking a STROKE. * A single movement with a tool. * (golf) A single act of striking at the ball with a club. * (tennis) The hitting of a ball with a racket, or the movement of the racket and arm that produces that impact. * (rowing) The movement of an oar or paddle through water, either the _pull_ which actually propels the vessel or a single entire cycle of movement including the pull. * (cricket) The action of hitting the ball with the bat; a shot. * A thrust of a piston. * One of a series of beats or movements against a resisting medium, by means of which movement through or upon it is accomplished. _the STROKE of a bird's wing in flying, or of an oar in rowing_ _the STROKE of a skater, swimmer, etc._ * A powerful or sudden effort by which something is done, produced, or accomplished; also, something done or accomplished by such an effort. _a STROKE of genius; a STROKE of business; a master STROKE of policy_ * A line drawn with a pen or other writing implement. * (hence, UK) The symbol _/_. * (linguistics) A line of a Chinese, Japanese or Korean character. * The time when a clock strikes. _on the STROKE of midnight_ * (swimming) A style, a single movement within a style. _butterfly STROKE_ * (medicine) The loss of brain function arising when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted. * (obsolete) A sudden attack of any disease, especially when fatal; any sudden, severe affliction or calamity. _a STROKE of apoplexy; the STROKE of death_ * Harte At this one STROKE the man looked dead in law. * (rowing) The rower who is nearest the stern of the boat. * (rowing) The oar nearest the stern of a boat, by which the other oars are guided. * (professional wrestling) Backstage influence. * (squash (sport)) A point awarded to a player in case of interference or obstruction by the opponent. * (sciences) An individual discharge of lightning. _A flash of lightning may be made up of several STROKES. If they are separated by enough time for the eye to distinguish them, the lightning will appear to flicker._ * (obsolete) The result or effect of a striking; injury or affliction; soreness. * Bible, Isa. xxx. 26 in the day that the Lord bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the STROKE of their wound * An addition or amendment to a written composition; a touch. _to give some finishing STROKES to an essay_ (Can we find and add a quotation of Addison to this entry?) * A throb or beat, as of the heart. (Can we find and add a quotation of Tennyson to this entry?) * (obsolete) Power; influence. * Robynson (More's Utopia) where money beareth all the STROKE * Dryden He has a great STROKE with the reader. * (obsolete) appetite (Can we find and add a

From Middle English *stroak, strok, strak, from Old English *strāc (stroke), from Proto-Germanic *straikaz (stroke), from Proto-Indo-European *streyg- (stroke; to strike). Cognate with Scots strak, strake, straik (stroke, blow), Middle Low German strēk (stroke, trick, prank), German Streich (stroke).

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stroke (plural strokes)

  1. An act of stroking (moving one's hand over a surface).
    She gave the cat a stroke.
  2. A blow or hit.
    a stroke on the chin
  3. A single movement with a tool.
    1. (golf) A single act of striking at the ball with a club.
    2. (tennis) The hitting of a ball with a racket, or the movement of the racket and arm that produces that impact.
    3. (rowing) The movement of an oar or paddle through water, either the pull which actually propels the vessel or a single entire cycle of movement including the pull.
    4. (cricket) The action of hitting the ball with the bat; a shot.
    5. A thrust of a piston.
  4. One of a series of beats or movements against a resisting medium, by means of which movement through or upon it is accomplished.
    the stroke of a bird's wing in flying, or of an oar in rowing
    the stroke of a skater, swimmer, etc.
  5. A powerful or sudden effort by which something is done, produced, or accomplished; also, something done or accomplished by such an effort.
    a stroke of genius; a stroke of business; a master stroke of policy
  6. A line drawn with a pen or other writing implement.
    1. (hence, UK) The symbol /.
    2. (linguistics) A line of a Chinese, Japanese or Korean character.
  7. The time when a clock strikes.
    on the stroke of midnight
  8. (swimming) A style, a single movement within a style.
    butterfly stroke
  9. (medicine) The loss of brain function arising when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted.
  10. (obsolete) A sudden attack of any disease, especially when fatal; any sudden, severe affliction or calamity.
    a stroke of apoplexy; the stroke of death
  11. (rowing) The rower who is nearest the stern of the boat.
  12. (rowing) The oar nearest the stern of a boat, by which the other oars are guided.
  13. (professional wrestling) Backstage influence.
  14. (squash (sport)) A point awarded to a player in case of interference or obstruction by the opponent.
  15. (sciences) An individual discharge of lightning.
    A flash of lightning may be made up of several strokes. If they are separated by enough time for the eye to distinguish them, the lightning will appear to flicker.
  16. (obsolete) The result or effect of a striking; injury or affliction; soreness.
  17. An addition or amendment to a written composition; a touch.
    to give some finishing strokes to an essay
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Addison to this entry?)
  18. A throb or beat, as of the heart.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Tennyson to this entry?)
  19. (obsolete) Power; influence.
  20. (obsolete) appetite
    (Can we find and add a
    Which the Definition/Meaning of stroke in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /stɹəʊk/ * (US) enPR: strōk, IPA(key): /stɹoʊk/

Which the Definition/Meaning of stroke in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Middle English _stroken_, _straken_, from Old English _strācian_ (“to stroke”), from Proto-Germanic _*straikōną_ (“to stroke, caress”). Cognate with German _streicheln_ (“to stroke, fondle”). VERB STROKE (_third-person singular simple present_ STROKES, _present participle_ STROKING, _simple past and past participle_ STROKED) * (transitive) To move one's hand or an object (such as a broom) along (a surface) in one direction. * Dryden He dried the falling drops, and, yet more kind, / He STROKED her cheeks. * (transitive, cricket) To hit the ball with the bat in a flowing motion. * (masonry) To give a finely fluted surface to. * (transitive) To row the stroke oar of. _to STROKE a boat_ TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English stroken, straken, from Old English strācian (to stroke), from Proto-Germanic *straikōną (to stroke, caress). Cognate with German streicheln (to stroke, fondle).

Verb

stroke (third-person singular simple present strokes, present participle stroking, simple past and past participle stroked)

  1. (transitive) To move one's hand or an object (such as a broom) along (a surface) in one direction.
  2. (transitive, cricket) To hit the ball with the bat in a flowing motion.
  3. (masonry) To give a finely fluted surface to.
  4. (transitive) To row the stroke oar of.
    to stroke a boat
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Which the Definition/Meaning of stroke in categoryENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* STROKES IN THE MEDICAL SENSE on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Which the Definition/Meaning of stroke in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* stoker * tokers

Which the Definition/Meaning of stroke in categoryHUNGARIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Hungarian - Etymology

From English _stroke_.

From English stroke.

Which the Definition/Meaning of stroke in categoryHUNGARIAN - PRONUNCIATION
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Hungarian - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈstroːk/ * Hyphenation: stroke

Which the Definition/Meaning of stroke in categoryHUNGARIAN - NOUN
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Hungarian - Noun

STROKE (_uncountable_) * (medicine) stroke (loss of brain function arising when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted) DECLENSION

stroke (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) stroke (loss of brain function arising when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted)

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Which the Definition/Meaning of stroke in categoryHUNGARIAN - REFERENCES
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Hungarian - References

* ^ Pusztai Ferenc, _Magyar értelmező kéziszótár_. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, 2003, ISBN 963 05 7874 3

  1. ^ Pusztai Ferenc, Magyar értelmező kéziszótár. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, 2003, ISBN 963 05 7874 3


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