To touch or hit with some force, either with the hand or with an instrument; to smite; to give a blow to, either with the hand or with any instrument or missile.
To come in collision with; to strike against; as, a bullet struck him; the wave struck the boat amidships; the ship struck a reef.
To give, as a blow; to impel, as with a blow; to give a force to; to dash; to cast.
To punish; to afflict; to smite.
A work stoppage undertaken in support of a bargaining position or in protest...
To make and ratify; as, to strike a bargain.
To quit work in order to compel an increase, or prevent a reduction, of wages.
The act of quitting work; specifically, such an act by a body of workmen, usually organized by a labor union, done as a means of enforcing compliance with demands made on their employer.
The horizontal direction of the outcropping edges of tilted rocks; or, the direction of a horizontal line supposed to be drawn on the surface of a tilted stratum. It is at right angles to the dip.
A tunnel bored horizontally into the slate vein
The angle between true north and the horizontal line contained in any planar feature (inclined bed, dike, fault plane, and so forth); also the geographic direction of this horizontal line.
The direction in which a horizontal line can be drawn on a plane.
To stamp or impress with a stroke; to coin; as, to strike coin from metal: to strike dollars at the mint.
To make a sudden impression upon, as by a blow; to affect sensibly with some strong emotion; as, to strike the mind, with surprise; to strike one with wonder, alarm, dread, or horror.
To affect in some particular manner by a sudden impression or impulse; as, the plan proposed strikes me favorably; to strike one dead or blind.
the mark left on a planchet."
The act of leveling all the pins with the first bowl; also, the score thus made. Sometimes called double spare. Throwing a strike entitles the player to add to the score for that frame the total number of pins knocked down in the next two bowls.
Same as Ten-strike.
Knocking down all ten pins on the first ball in a frame.
Knocking down all 10 pins on the first ball.
The protective metal plate installed in doorjamb that receives the latch or lock "tongue" when door is closed. A latch strike is typically T-shaped with a single hole, and a mortise lock strike is typically elongated with two holes (for latch and bolt).
n. a bolt receptacle typically mounted in the door jamb or the floor
A plate mortised into or mounted on the door jamb to accept and restrain a bolt when the door is closed. In some metal installations of a deadlock, the strike may simply be an opening cut into the jamb. (Synonym: keeper.)
A plate or other opening that is part of the lock assembly. Its function is to receive the bolt when the assembly is locked. In a single-door setup, the strike is mortised into the doorjamb; in a double-door setup, the strike is mortised into the inactive door.
To take forcibly or fraudulently; as, to strike money.
dismantling of the set, lights, and other equipment, cleaning up the theater, and storage of company property following the final performance, to make way for the next show. See load-in.
To take down a setting; to take down properties or lanterns.
occupy or take on; "He assumes the lotus position"; "She took her seat on the stage"; "We took our seats in the orchestra"; "She took up her position behind the tree"; "strike a pose"
The method by which minions damage each other in combat. Minions can strike using hands, effects from combat cards, or weapons.
a last resort to obtain the administration's recognition and assurance
an unarmed attack with hand, arm or elbow in order to cause harm to an opponent
a weapon of last resort, and US Airways and United have forced flight attendants to exercise their last option
An option=s price at which the underlying futures contract can be bought (call option) or sold (put option). An example would be a Nov 8.00 Soybean Call, could be exercised to establish a long Nov Soybean position at the $8.00 price level. See also "Call Option," "Put Option" and "Underlying Futures Contract."
the price at which the option holder has the right to buy or sell the underlying currency or currency futures contract
The predetermined rate at the inception of the option contract which the Call owner buys the currency or the Put owner sells the currency.
The price at which the owner of an option can purchase (call) or sell (put) the ...
To cause to sound by one or more beats; to indicate or notify by audible strokes; as, the clock strikes twelve; the drums strike up a march.
To cause or produce by a stroke, or suddenly, as by a stroke; as, to strike a light.
To stroke or pass lightly; to wave.
To break forth; to commence suddenly; -- with into; as, to strike into reputation; to strike into a run.
To lower; to let or take down; to remove; as, to strike sail; to strike a flag or an ensign, as in token of surrender; to strike a yard or a topmast in a gale; to strike a tent; to strike the centering of an arch.
To lower a flag, or colors, in token of respect, or to signify a surrender of a ship to an enemy.
To surrender. To lower the colors.
To level, as a measure of grain, salt, or the like, by scraping off with a straight instrument what is above the level of the top.
An instrument with a straight edge for leveling a measure of grain, salt, and the like, scraping off what is above the level of the top; a strickle.
smooth with a strickle; "strickle the grain in the measure"
To cut off, as a mortar joint, even with the face of the wall, or inward at a slight angle.
The process of finishing a mortar joint. See also Joint strike. Home Improvement Encyclopedia
To finish a mortar joint with a stroke of the trowel or special tool, simultaneously removing extruded mortar and smoothing the surface of the mortar remaining in the joint.
To touch; to act by appulse.
The act of striking.
an act of a small group of individuals, tending to the obtaining by them of advantages at the expense of all their fellow-citizens
A bushel; four pecks.
An old measure of four bushels.
a traditional British unit of volume, varying considerably but usually more than a bushel. A convenient equivalent is 2 imperial bushels (roughly 2.5 cubic feet or 73 liters).
In theatre doesnâ€™t mean the actors or crew are walking out. It refers to the act of disassembling the stet when a productions closes.
The process by which the scenery and lighting equipment for a show is permanently disassembled when the tour or production closes.
When gold is found in quantity, it is called a “strike”.
A newly-found concentration of gold (or silver) rich enough to be mined profitably.
This usually denoted the discovery of gold or silver. Once a ',strike", or discovery had been made, hundreds, or even thousands, would swarm into the area.
To delete or remove, as in to strike (a case) from the court's calendar.
(1 - General) Remove an item from the stage. (2 - General) See get out.
remove by erasing or crossing out; "Please strike this remark from the record"
a defensive action forced on the mechanics and cleaners
a means of FORCE and in the past, has led to many innocent people getting injured and in some cases even killed
For any particular location, a hurricane strike occurs if that location passes within the hurricane's strike circle, a circle of 125 n mi diameter, centered 12.5 n mi to the right of the hurricane center (looking in the direction of motion). This circle is meant to depict the typical extent of hurricane force winds, which are approximately 75 n mi to the right of the center and 50 n mi to the left.
The change in the color of the surface after the glass piece is reheated with intense heat on that surface.
When glass changes color during a heating cycle due to the oxidation atmosphere of the kiln.
Glass that changes color when it is introduced to the flame.