sports The act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand:
— It took two strokes to get out of the bunker.
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The maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam.
A sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain.
Dutch: apoplexie, attaque, beroerte, hersenbloeding
Polish: wylew, udar mózgu, udar, incydent mózgowo-naczyniowy, apopleksja, wylew krwi do mózgu
A light touch.
A light touch with the hands.
Polish: gładzenie, głaskanie
golf The unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club.
Dutch: haal, slag
The oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew.
Anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause:
— The pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck.
Dutch: accident, voorval, zaak
Polish: casus, kazus, przypadek, traf, zrządzenie losu
A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
A mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush.
Any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing.
A single complete movement.
Touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions.
Strike a ball with a smooth blow.
Row at a particular rate.
Treat gingerly or carefully.
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