- (baseball) a status resulting from a batter swinging and missing a pitch, or having a pitch pass over home plate at a height between a batter's shoulders and knees, or hitting a ball into foul territory without being caught
- (bowling) the act of knocking down all ten pins in on the first roll of a frame
- a work stoppage
- a blow or application of physical force against something
- (finance) In an option contract, the price at which the holder buys or sells if they choose to exercise the option.
- An old English measure of corn equal to the bushel.
verb (strikes, striking, struck, struck or stricken)
- 1882: The sum is also used for the quarter, and the for the bushel. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 207.
- (cricket) the status of being the batsman that the bowler is bowling at
- To delete or cross out; to scratch or eliminate.
- Please the last sentence.
- To hit.
- Strike the door sharply with your foot and see if it comes loose.
- To stop working to achieve better working conditions.
- The workers struck for a week before the new contract went through.
- (obsolete) To surrender (strike one's colors)
- To impress, seem or appear.
- Golf has always struck me as a waste of time.
- To manufacture, as by stamping.
- ''We will a medal in your honour
- (nautical) To haul down, or lower a mast, a flag or cargo etc
- (nautical) To capitulate: to signal a surrender by hauling down the colours.
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