Definitions and translations for "stroke"

Definition of stroke

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Noun
1. An act of stroking moving one's hand over a surface.
She gave the cat a stroke.
2. A blow or hit.
A stroke on the chin
3. A single movement with a tool.
1. Golf A single act of striking at the ball with a club.
2. Tennis The hitting of a ball with a racket, or the movement of the racket and arm that produces that impact.
3. Rowing The movement of an oar or paddle through water, either the pull which actually propels the vessel or a single entire cycle of movement including the pull.
4. Cricket The action of hitting the ball with the bat; a shot.
5. A thrust of a piston.
4. One of a series of beats or movements against a resisting medium, by means of which movement through or upon it is accomplished.
The stroke of a bird's wing in flying, or of an oar in rowing
The stroke of a skater, swimmer, etc.
5. A powerful or sudden effort by which something is done, produced, or accomplished; also, something done or accomplished by such an effort.
A stroke of genius; a stroke of business; a master stroke of policy
6. A line drawn with a pen or other writing implement.
6. British The symbol /.
7. Linguistics A line of a Chinese, Japanese or Korean character.
7. The time when a clock strikes.
On the stroke of midnight
8. A style, a single movement within a style.
Butterfly stroke
9. The loss of brain function arising when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted.
10. A sudden attack of any disease, especially when fatal; any sudden, severe affliction or calamity.
A stroke of apoplexy; the stroke of death
11. The rower who is nearest the stern of the boat.
12. The oar nearest the stern of a boat, by which the other oars are guided.
13. Backstage influence.
14. A point awarded to a player in case of interference or obstruction by the opponent.
15. An individual discharge of lightning.
A flash of lightning may be made up of several strokes. If they are separated by enough time for the eye to distinguish them, the lightning will appear to flicker.
16. The result or effect of a striking; injury or affliction; soreness.
17. An addition or amendment to a written composition; a touch.
To give some finishing strokes to an essay
18. A throb or beat, as of the heart.
19. Power; influence.
20. Appetite
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English - English - stroke

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n. blow, whipping; (Medicine) apoplexy, sudden stoppage of blood flow to the brain; method of swimming (i.e. backstroke, etc.); light touch, caress; mark left by a writing implement
v. hit, beat; mark with a short line, cross out; caress, brush lightly

English - Spanish - stroke

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s. golpe, bogada, bogavante, pegada, tacada; ataque al corazón, apoplejía, ataque fulminante; estilo (de natación); pincelada
v. acariciar

English - French - stroke

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n. coup, coup de fouet; attaque; trait, barre; caresse; trait de plume
v. caresser; battre, frapper; apaiser, calmer

English - German - stroke

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n. Schlag, Schuß; Schlaganfall; Kraulschwimmen; Streicheln; Federstrich
v. streicheln, streichen; beruhigen; schlagen

English - Indonesian - stroke

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n. pukulan, sambaran, cambukan, tembakan, serangan otak, kayuhan, percobaan, gerak, coretan, gores, goresan, gaya renang, takt, tak, usapan
v. mencoret, mencoreng, mengusap, mengelus, membelai, membuai, membujuk

English - Italian - stroke

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s. colpo; tratto, segno, linea; (fig) lampo; colpo d'ala; rintocco, il battere; battito cardiaco; colpo di pennello, pennellata; tiro, lancio; (Sport, Mar) vogata, palata, remata
v. accarezzare, lisciare; (Sport, Mar) fare da capovoga per; dare la voga a; (Sport) tirare

English - Polish - stroke

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n. uderzenie, cios, sztos, raz, cięcie, pociągnięcie pędzla, suw, takt, przebłysk, kreska ołówkiem, wybicie godziny, atak {med.}
v. głaskać się, głaskać, pogłaskać, tempo: nadać tempo, gładzić, pogładzić, muskać, pomuskać

English - Portuguese - stroke

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s. pancada, chicotada; ataque, derrame (cerebral), apoplexia; carinho; estilo de natação; pincelada
v. acariciar; bater; acalmar; agradar

English - Romanian - stroke

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n. lovitură, izbitură, mişcare, bătaie, idee, trăsătură, cursă {tehn.}, mers, linie, dezmierdare, bătaie a ceasului, atac {med.}
v. mângâia, dezmierda, dirija, netezi

English - Russian - stroke

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с. удар, толчок; приступ; паралич; взмах; отдельное усилие; штрих, мазок, черта; бой часов; стиль плавания; ход поршня; поглаживание
г. штриховать, перечеркивать; гладить рукой, поглаживать, ласкать

English - Turkish - stroke

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f. vurmak, okşamak, sıvazlamak
i. çarpma, vuruş, darbe, başarı, saat vuruşu, tarz, hareket, davranış, fırça darbesi, inme, felç, okşama, okşayış

English - Ukrainian - stroke

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n. удар, припадок, змах, прийом, клад, мах, помах, штрих
v. погладжувати, такт: задавати такт, штрихувати, вимускати, гладити, перекреслювати

English - Dutch - stroke

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zn. slag; (zweep)slag; beroerte; zwemstrook; streling; penseel strook
ww. aaien, strelen, (glad)strijken

English - Greek - stroke

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ουσ. χτύπημα, αποπληξία, οργή, προσβολή, κτύπημα, πεννιά, μολυβιά, θωπεία
ρήμ. θωπεύω

English - Arabic - stroke

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‏السكتة الدماغية، حركة نظامية متكررة، ضربة، تمسيد، إيقاع، ضرب للكرة، الضربة عمل مفاجئ مذهل، خبطة، جهد قوي، حركة اليدين، عمل فذ، سباحة، تجديف، نبض، شوط، صوت الجرس عند قرعه، جرة قلم‏
‏شطب، ملس، داعب، مسد يمر يده على الشعر، علم بخط قصير‏

English - Chinese - stroke

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(名) 打, 敲, 击; 一抽, 打法, 一击; 一划, 划法; 敲声, 鸣声#抚, 捋, 摸
(动) 画短线于; 击, 抽; 勾销, 删掉; 勾销, 删掉; 抚, 捋, 摸

English - Chinese - stroke

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(名) 打, 敲, 擊; 一抽, 打法, 一擊; 一劃, 劃法; 敲聲, 鳴聲#撫, 捋, 摸
(動) 畫短線於; 擊, 抽; 勾銷, 刪掉; 勾銷, 刪掉; 撫, 捋, 摸

English - Hindi - stroke

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n. प्रहार, आघात, चोट, घसीट, घटना, स्पर्श, टनटन, हाथ फेरने की क्रिया, हाथ का घुमाव
v. थपथपाना, सहलाना, एक आ‍ेर हाथ फेरना, फेरना

English - Japanese - stroke

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(名) 打つこと; (医学)脳卒中; ストローク, 泳法; 愛撫; 筆の運び
(動) 打つ; 線を書く; なでる

English - Korean - stroke

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명. 타격, 한번 젓기; (의학) 뇌일혈; 수영법; 가볍게 치기, 쓰다듬기; 필치, 한획
동. 때리다, 치다; 선을 긋다; 쓰다듬다

English - Vietnamese - stroke

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n. cú đánh, chứng trúng phong, máu xâm, nét chữ, người chèo lái, sự vuốt ve
v. chèo lái xuồng
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Synonyms for stroke
1. seizure: convulsion, attack, fit, shock, apoplexy
2. blow: impact, beating, knock, rap, thump, pat
3. caress: fondle, massage, pet, soothe
Verb forms for stroke
Present participle: stroking
Present: stroke (3.person: strokes)
Past: stroked
Future: will stroke
Present conditional: would stroke
Present Perfect: have stroked (3.person: has stroked)
Past Perfect: had stroked
Future Perfect: will have stroked
Past conditional: would have stroked