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Engelsk navneord: stroke

1. stroke (om handling) (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt took two strokes to get out of the bunker.
A good shot requires good balance and tempo.
He left me an almost impossible shot.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shot


Mindre specifikke termermaneuver, manoeuvre, play


Mere specifikke termerbaseball swing, break, cannon, carom, cut, cut, golf shot, golf stroke, masse, masse shot, miscue, swing, swing, swipe, tennis shot, tennis stroke, undercut


Omfatter disse specifikke termerfollow-through


Overordnet emneområdeathletics, sport

2. stroke (om begivenhed) the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cam stroke, throw


Mindre specifikke termermotion, movement


Mere specifikke termerinstroke, outstroke

3. stroke (om tilstand) a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)apoplexy, cerebrovascular accident, CVA


Mindre specifikke termerattack


Mere specifikke termerhaemorrhagic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, ischaemic stroke, ischemic stroke


Omfatter disse specifikke termercerebral hemorrhage

4. stroke (om begivenhed) a light touch


Mindre specifikke termertouch, touching

5. stroke (om handling) a light touch with the hands


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stroking


Mindre specifikke termertouch, touching


Mere specifikke termercaress

6. stroke (om mængde el. mål) (golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNicklaus won by three strokes.


Mindre specifikke termerscore


Overordnet emneområdegolf, golf game

7. stroke (om person) the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew


Mindre specifikke termeroarsman, rower

8. stroke (om begivenhed) anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWinning the lottery was a happy accident.
The pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck.
It was due to an accident or fortuity.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accident, chance event, fortuity


Mindre specifikke termerhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Mere specifikke termerbreak, coincidence, good luck, hap, happenstance, happy chance, lottery

9. stroke (om kommunikation) a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)diagonal, separatrix, slash, solidus, virgule


Mindre specifikke termerpunctuation, punctuation mark

10. stroke (om kommunikation) a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe applied the paint in careful strokes.


Mindre specifikke termermark, print


Mere specifikke termerdownstroke, flick, underline, underscore, upstroke

11. stroke (om handling) any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing


Mindre specifikke termerlocomotion, travel


Mere specifikke termerswimming stroke

12. stroke (om handling) a single complete movement


Mindre specifikke termermotility, motion, move, movement


Mere specifikke termerbeat, blow, bow, key stroke, keystroke


Engelsk udsagnsord: stroke

1. stroke (om relation) touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe stroked his long beard.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termertouch


Mere specifikke termercaress, fondle, lap, lick

2. stroke (om konkurrence) strike a ball with a smooth blow


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerhit, strike

3. stroke (om konkurrence) row at a particular rate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerrow

4. stroke (om kommunikation) treat gingerly or carefully


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou have to stroke the boss.


Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot stroke Sue


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerblandish, flatter









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