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Definition of "Stroke" :

noun: a light touch with the hands

noun: a single complete movement

noun: (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."

noun: any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing

noun: a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush

"She applied the paint in careful strokes."

noun: a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information


noun: anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

"The pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck."

noun: the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

noun: a light touch

noun: the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew

noun: (golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club

"Nicklaus won by three strokes."

noun: a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain

verb: treat gingerly or carefully

"You have to stroke the boss."

verb: strike a ball with a smooth blow

verb: row at a particular rate

verb: touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions

"He stroked his long beard."