Move one's hand with gentle pressure over (a surface, esp. hair, fur, or skin), typically repeatedly; caress
he put his hand on her hair and stroked it
Apply (something) to a surface using a gentle movement
she strokes blue eyeshadow on her eyelids
Reassure or flatter (someone), esp. in order to gain their cooperation
production executives were expert at stroking stars and brokering talent
Act as the stroke of (a boat or crew)
he stroked Penn's rowing eight to victory
Hit or kick (a ball) smoothly and deliberately
Miller calmly stroked three-pointers throughout the tournament
Score (a run or point) in such a manner
the senior stroked a two-run single
An act of hitting or striking someone or something; a blow
he received three strokes of the cane
A method of striking the ball in sports or games
An act of hitting the ball with a club, as a unit of scoring
won by two strokes
The sound made by a striking clock
An act of moving one's hand or an object across a surface, applying gentle pressure
massage the cream into your skin using light upward strokes
A mark made by drawing a pen, pencil, or paintbrush in one direction across paper or canvas
the paint had been applied in careful, regular strokes
A line forming part of a written or printed character
A short printed or written diagonal line typically separating characters or figures
A movement, esp. one of a series, in which something moves out of its position and back into it; a beat
the ray swam with effortless strokes of its huge wings
The whole motion of a piston in either direction
The rhythm to which a series of repeated movements is performed
the rowers sing to keep their stroke
A movement of the arms and legs forming one of a series in swimming
Style of moving the arms and legs in swimming
front crawl is a popular stroke
(in rowing) The mode or action of moving the oar
The oar or oarsman nearest the stern of a boat, setting the timing for the other rowers
A sudden disabling attack or loss of consciousness caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain, esp. through thrombosis
(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"
touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions; "He stroked his long beard"
strike a ball with a smooth blow
throw: 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
row at a particular rate
A stroke, known medically as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), is the rapidly developing loss of brain function(s) due to disturbance in the blood supply to the brain. ...
The CJK strokes (also known as the CJK(V) or CJKV strokes) are the strokes needed to write the Chinese characters used in East Asia. The corresponding CJKV characters being the characters that come from Chinese Hanzi, and which are now used in China, Japan, Korea, and still a little in Vietnam.
A bar or stroke is a modification consisting of a line drawn through a grapheme. It may be used as a diacritic to derive new letters from old ones, or simply as an addition to make a grapheme more distinct from others.
Reciprocating motion, used in reciprocating engines and other mechanisms, is back-and-forth motion. Each cycle of reciprocation consists of two opposite motions: there is a motion in one direction, and then a motion back in the opposite direction. Each of these is called a stroke. ...
Stroke is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association.
The slash is a sign, "/", used as punctuation mark and for various other purposes. It is often called a forward slash (to distinguish it from the backslash, "\"), and many other alternative names.
An act of stroking (moving one's hand over a surface); A blow or hit; 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. ...
(STROKES) A variety of paddling movements used to control the speed and direction of a kayak.
(Strokes) are the recognition, attention or responsiveness that one person gives another. Strokes can be positive (nicknamed "warm fuzzies) or negative ("cold pricklies"). ...
(155. STROKES) Reference given to the monthly payments on the conditional sales contract for the purchase of a car. For example: The strokes on that Monte Carlo are $195 a month.
(Strokes) Creates stroked paths in the tracing result.
(Strokes) Customers who use your time, test-drive three cars, and leave.
(Strokes) Image data is loaded into the printhead one Stroke at a time. A Stroke has exactly the same number of pixels (channels) as there are printing nozzles in the printhead.
(Strokes) brings up the SOD of the kanji, if one exists.
is caused by interruption of blood to the brain. Hemiplegia (paralysis on one side) may result. Stroke survivor or person who has had a stroke is preferred over stroke victim.
condition caused by damage to blood vessels in the brain; may cause loss of ability to speak or to move parts of the body.
happens when brain cells die because of inadequate blood flow to the brain.
To deliberately make an illegal play or otherwise take an unfair advantage.
or cerebral vascular accident is a temporary or permanent loss of functioning of brain tissue caused by an interruption in the cerebral blood supply. ...