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noun 
  1. (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
  2. (bowling) the act of knocking down all ten pins in on the first roll of a frame
  3. a work stoppage
  4. a blow or application of physical force against something
  5. (finance) In an option contract, the price at which the holder buys or sells if they choose to exercise the option.
  6. An old English measure of corn equal to the bushel.
Quotations
  • 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.
    1. (cricket) the status of being the batsman that the bowler is bowling at
Translations: 
  • Dutch: staking(nl)
  • French: grève(fr)f
  • German: Streik(de)m
  • Italian: sciopero(it)
  • Spanish: huelga(es)f
verb (strikes, striking, struck, struck or stricken)
  1. To delete or cross out; to scratch or eliminate.
Please the last sentence.
  1. To hit.
Strike the door sharply with your foot and see if it comes loose.
  1. To stop working to achieve better working conditions.
The workers struck for a week before the new contract went through.
  1. (obsolete) To surrender (strike one's colors)
  2. To impress, seem or appear.
Golf has always struck me as a waste of time.
  1. To manufacture, as by stamping.
''We will a medal in your honour
  1. (nautical) To haul down, or lower a mast, a flag or cargo etc
  2. (nautical) To capitulate: to signal a surrender by hauling down the colours.
Translations: 
  • German: scheinen(de)
  • Spanish: ocurrirse
  • French: fr(fr, frapper}}, t+)battre
  • Italian: coniare(it)

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