a. & n.1.a. & n. from Strike, v.
Striking distance
the distance through which an object can be reached by striking; the distance at which a force is effective when directed to a particular object.
Striking plate
a - The plate against which the latch of a door lock strikes as the door is closed
b - A part of the centering of an arch, which is driven back to loosen the centering in striking it.
a.1.Affecting with strong emotions; surprising; forcible; impressive; very noticeable; as, a striking representation or image; a striking resemblance.
Noun1.striking - the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
Synonyms: impinging, contact
2.striking - the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
Synonyms: hitting, hit
Adj.1.striking - sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect; "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"
2.striking - having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"
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Translate Striking to Spanish, Translate Striking to German, Translate Striking to French
strike hard
strike home
strike leader
Strike of flax
Strike of sugar
strike off
strike out
strike pay
strike up
Strike zone
strike-slip fault
-- Striking --
Striking distance
Striking plate
string along
String band
string bass
string bean
String beans
string cheese
String EXpression Interpreter
string line
string of beads
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