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stroke US English

An act of hitting or striking someone or something; a blow

four-stroke US English

Denoting an internal combustion engine having a cycle of four strokes (intake, compression, combustion, and exhaust)

stroke play US English

A game of golf in which the score is reckoned by counting the number of strokes taken overall, as opposed to the number of holes won

two-stroke US English

Denoting an internal combustion engine whose power cycle is completed in one up-and-down movement of the piston

power stroke US English

The stage of the cycle of an internal combustion engine in which the piston is driven outward by the expansion of gases

master stroke US English

An outstandingly skillful and opportune act; a very clever move

at a stroke US English

By a single action having immediate effect

a bold stroke US English

A daring action or initiative

butterfly stroke US English

Another term for butterfly (in swimming).

stroke of luck US English

A fortunate occurrence that could not have been predicted or expected

stroke of business US English

A profitable transaction

stroke of genius US English

An outstandingly brilliant and original idea

a bold stroke in bold US English

A daring action or initiative

on the stroke of —— US English

Precisely at the specified time

at a stroke in stroke US English

By a single action having immediate effect

not do a stroke of work US English

Do no work at all

put someone off their stroke US English

Disconcert someone so that they do not work or perform as well as they might; break the pattern or rhythm of someone’s work

stroke of genius in stroke US English

An outstandingly brilliant and original idea

stroke of luck in stroke US English

A fortunate occurrence that could not have been predicted or expected

on the stroke of —— in stroke US English

Precisely at the specified time

stroke of business in stroke US English

A profitable transaction

upstroke US English

A stroke made upward

put someone off their stroke in stroke US English

Disconcert someone so that they do not work or perform as well as they might; break the pattern or rhythm of someone’s work

brushstroke US English

The stroke of a brush, especially a hair brush or paintbrush

downstroke US English

A stroke made downward

heatstroke US English

A condition marked by fever and often by unconsciousness, caused by failure of the body’s temperature-regulating mechanism when exposed to excessively high temperatures

ministroke US English

Another term for transient ischemic attack.

stroke oar in stroke US English

The oar or oarsman nearest the stern of a boat, setting the timing for the other rowers

sunstroke US English

Heatstroke brought about by excessive exposure to the sun

groundstroke US English

A stroke played after the ball has bounced, as opposed to a volley

butterfly stroke in butterfly US English

A stroke in swimming in which both arms are raised out of the water and lifted forward together

counterstroke US English

An attack carried out in retaliation

finishing touch US English

A final detail or action completing and enhancing a piece of work

ruff4 US English

One of the basic patterns (rudiments) of drumming, consisting of a single note preceded by either two grace notes played with the other stick (double-stroke ruff or drag) or three grace notes played with alternating sticks (four-stroke ruff)

at a or one stroke in stroke US English

By a single action having immediate effect

stroke of luck or good luck in stroke US English

A fortunate occurrence that could not have been predicted or expected

four-stroke ruff in ruff4 US English

One of the basic patterns (rudiments) of drumming, consisting of a single note preceded by either two grace notes played with the other stick (double-stroke ruff or drag) or three grace notes played with alternating sticks (four-stroke ruff)

double-stroke ruff in ruff4 US English

One of the basic patterns (rudiments) of drumming, consisting of a single note preceded by either two grace notes played with the other stick (double-stroke ruff or drag) or three grace notes played with alternating sticks (four-stroke ruff)

stroke US Thesaurus

five strokes of the ax

stroke English-Spanish

golpe masculine

four-stroke English-Spanish

de cuatro tiempos

two-stroke English-Spanish

→ two-cycle

stroke play English-Spanish

stroke play

master stroke English-Spanish

golpe masculine maestro

butterfly stroke English-Spanish

estilo masculine mariposa, estilo masculine de mariposa Mexico/México


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