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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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