Definition Of strokes


a mark made by drawing a pen, pencil, or paintbrush in one direction across paper or canvas.

the paint had been applied in careful, regular strokes

a movement, especially one of a series, in which something moves out of its position and back into it; a beat.

Every gesture, every stroke , every movement should be accepted by the system, with nuanced response.

a sudden disabling attack or loss of consciousness caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain, especially through thrombosis.

That study also found no reduction in strokes among women who received the study drug.

act as the stroke of (a boat or crew).

Also qualifying is Russia and the 2000 Olympic gold crew from Italy stroked by Alessio Sartori.

an act of hitting or striking someone or something; a blow.

Shogun Lodge, his sword in one hand, countered the stroke of the heavy iron sword with an upward movement.

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