Definition of downstroke in English:

downstroke

Line breaks: down|stroke
Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊnstrəʊk
 
/

noun

A stroke made downwards: he writes the figure seven with a line through the downstroke
More example sentences
  • When mean fuselage speed during the upstroke was only 18% of that during the downstroke, stroke frequency was constant with no gliding, so that power output was unchanged throughout descent.
  • Therefore if work per stroke stays constant, enhanced drag resulting from greater fuselage speed during the downstroke limits mean stroke speed, and thus the potential for gliding after a stroke.
  • First, it causes the hip turn to lead the downstroke.

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