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KK Pronunciation

〔 strok 〕


〔 strouk 〕

Overview of noun stroke

The noun stroke has 12 senses

  • stroke, shot -- ((sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot")

  • throw, stroke, cam stroke -- (the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam)

  • stroke, apoplexy, cerebrovascular accident, CVA -- (a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain)

  • stroke -- (a light touch)

  • stroke, stroking -- (a light touch with the hands)

  • stroke -- ((golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club; "Nicklaus won by three strokes")

  • stroke -- (the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew)

  • accident, stroke, fortuity, chance event -- (anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause; "winning the lottery was a happy accident"; "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck"; "it was due to an accident or fortuity")

  • solidus, slash, virgule, diagonal, stroke, separatrix -- (a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information)

  • stroke -- (a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush; "she applied the paint in careful strokes")

  • stroke -- (any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing)

  • stroke -- (a single complete movement)

Overview of verb stroke

The verb stroke has 4 senses

  • stroke -- (touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions; "He stroked his long beard")

  • stroke -- (strike a ball with a smooth blow)

  • stroke -- (row at a particular rate)

  • stroke -- (treat gingerly or carefully; "You have to stroke the boss")