The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon.
The result of effect of a striking; injury or affliction; soreness.
A sudden attack of disease; especially, a fatal attack; a severe disaster; any affliction or calamity, especially a sudden one; as, a stroke of apoplexy; the stroke of death.
A throb or beat, as of the heart.
The movement, in either direction, of the piston plunger, piston rod, crosshead, etc., as of a steam engine or a pump, in which these parts have a reciprocating motion; as, the forward stroke of a piston; also, the entire distance passed through, as by a piston, in such a movement; as, the piston is at half stroke.
The distance the piston travels from bottom dead center to top dead center within the cylinder.
The distance the piston moves from bottom dead center to top dead center or vice-versa.
The distance a piston moves in a cylinder.
One of a series of beats or movements against a resisting medium, by means of which movement through or upon it is accomplished; as, the stroke of a bird's wing in flying, or an oar in rowing, of a skater, swimmer, etc.
The oar nearest the stern of a boat, by which the other oars are guided; -- called also stroke oar.
The rower who pulls the stroke oar; the strokesman.
To row the stroke oar of; as, to stroke a boat.
Each time a golf club makes contact with a golf ball, whether intentional or accidental, constitutes one stroke. A penalty will give you a stroke and you don't even get to hit the ball.
A swing at the ball; a shot.
Any time the club moves with the intention of hitting the ball.
A forward movement of the club made with the intention of hitting the ball. A stroke does not necessarily move the ball.
A mark or dash in writing or printing; a line; the touch of a pen or pencil; as, an up stroke; a firm stroke.
Any straight or curved line that has been penned or painted.
The trajectory the pen describes between touching the handwriting surface and being lifted again. A stroke is a sequence of acquired 2D points over time.
A set of properties and point data captured by the digitizer that represent the coordinates and properties of a given ink mark. The set of data captured in a single pen down, pen move, pen up sequence.
A single movement of the hand or arm, or of a marking tool. Stroke refers to a pass of the squeegee in screen-printing, and a pass of the brush in painting. See also stroke width.
the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
a single complete movement
a combination of body position, arm and leg movements, and breathing patterns
a frighteningly destructive attack that can leave you paralyzed, rob you of speech, and destroy your memories
a life-threatening condition for which immediate emergency treatment is required
a medical emergency A medical emergency is an injury or illness that poses an immediate threat to a person's health or life which requires help from a doctor or hospital
a medical emergency and rapid access to treatment and care from a specialised team of health professionals is vital
it begins when the striker's mallet contacts the ball and ends when all balls set in motion by the striker have stopped rolling or have crossed a boundary.
The arm and hand motion during the delivery over the foul line.
The linear movement of a valve spool or cylinder rod that establishes the limits of motion.
The movement of an element of a valve spool, cylinder rod or pump or motor displacement in a straight line that sets the limits of motion.
touch lightly and with affection, with brushing motions; "He stroked his long beard"
a serious medical condition and may even be life-threatening
a very serious condition treated in the hospital
a very serious illness that leads to huge disability
A gentle, caressing touch or movement upon something; a stroking.
Hence, by extension, an addition or amandment to a written composition; a touch; as, to give some finishing strokes to an essay.
To rib gently in one direction; especially, to pass the hand gently over by way of expressing kindness or tenderness; to caress; to soothe.
a light touch
The style of swimming: Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Butterfly.
There are 4 competitive strokes: Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Freestyle.
Optional stroke workout, usually any stroke other than Freestyle
Movement of the mallet beginning with the backstroke and ending with the follow-through whether or not the ball is hit.
The striking of the clock to tell the hour.
strike a ball with a smooth blow
The color, tint, or pattern applied to the outline of a path or text character. Applying a stroke makes a path outline visible.
the thickness of the outline of a balloon or SFX.
The line that defines a shape (such as the outline of a letter).
Recommendation Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)" Vitamin B6 at 150-200mg daily reduces platelet aggregation, and thus may help prevent ischemic (clotting type) strokes..."
Recommendation Vitamin Folic Acid"A study found that people with a dietary intake of at least 300mcg per day of folic acid reduced their risk of stroke and heart disease by 20% and 13% respectively, compared with those who consumed less than 136mcg of folic acid per day..."
Recommendation Vitamin E" Vitamin E at 300 IU or above reduces platelet aggregation, as do the tocotrienols..."
a form of cardiovascular disease
a type of cardiovascular disease
Our Question about your height (male)"...However, numerous studies suggest that factors determinant of adult height - such as fetal nutrition, illness or socioeconomic background - also play a role in cardiovascular health and therefore risk of stroke..."