Definitions for "Striking"
the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect; "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"
having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"
Keywords:  opponent, hit, bruise, forearm, elbow
A bad habit of reaching out with a front foot so as to hit the handler, equipment, or another horse. A problem calling for professional help.
The act of hitting an opponent with the arm, hand, elbow, head, foot, leg, or knee.
the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
Affecting with strong emotions; surprising; forcible; impressive; very noticeable; as, a striking representation or image; a striking resemblance.
Refers to the process by which a coin is minted. Also refers to the sharpness of design details. A sharp strike or strong strike is one with all of the details struck very sharply; a weak strike has the details lightly impressed at the time of coining.
Indicates that a second “heat” brings out the color. The final color is affected by the duration and environment (oxidizing/reducing) of the second heat. Oven-striking is usually at 1075°F. Rubies generally require more time than silver colors. If striking a piece that has both colors, you can pre-strike the rubies in the flame or work the silver colors very hot, so that there is no color development prior to placing in the kiln.
The process of reheating glass after it has cooled, in order to develop color or an opacifying agent that appears only within a limited range of temperatures.
As in striking a cutting - The insertion of a prepared cutting into a suitable rooting compost.
The price, specified in the option contract, at which the underlying futures contract or commodity (or financial instrument) will move from seller to buyer.
a. & n. from Strike, v.