Attracting attention by reason of being unusual, extreme, or prominent,
Attracting attention by reason of being unusual, extreme, or prominent
the murder bore a striking similarity to an earlier shooting
it is striking that no research into the problem is occurring
Dramatically good-looking or beautiful
she is naturally striking
a striking landscape
(of an employee) On strike
striking mine workers
The action of striking
substantial damage was caused by the striking of a submerged object
contact: the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
dramatic: 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"
hit: the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
outstanding: 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 ...
(strikingly) in a striking manner; "this was strikingly demonstrated"; "the evidence was strikingly absent"
(strikingness) salience: the state of being salient
Striking is the first independent release from Francis and the Lights.
(STRIKE) S.T.R.I.K.E. is a fictional, comic-book counterterrorism and intelligence agency in the Marvel Comics universe. The organization, that often deals with superhuman threats, was introduced in Captain Britain Weekly #17, as the United Kingdom's version of the United Nations' S.H.I.E.L.D.
(Strike (2006 film)) Strike is a Polish language film produced by a mainly German group, released in 2006 and directed by Volker Schlöndorff. The film is broadly a docudrama. It covers the formation of Solidarity. ...
(Strike (band)) Strike are a British dance band formed in 1994 consisting of Matt Cantor, Andy Gardner and the vocalist Victoria Newton.
(Strike (baseball)) In baseball, the strike zone is a conceptual three dimensional right angle pentagonal prism over home plate which defines the boundaries through which a pitch must pass in order to count as a strike when the batter does not swing.
(Strike (bowling)) A strike is a term used in bowling to indicate that all of the pins have been knocked down with the first ball of a frame. On scoresheets, a strike is symbolized by an X.
of that which makes a strong impression
(strike) a status resulting from a batter swinging and missing a pitch, or not swinging at a pitch in the strike zone, or hitting a foul ball that is not caught; the act of knocking down all ten pins in on the first roll of a frame; a work stoppage as a form of protest; a blow or application ...
(Strike) The sharpness of detail which the coin had when it was Mint State. A full strike is a coin that exhibits the full detail that would appear on the sharpest known examples of that type.
(Strike (Striker)) The name given to the batsman who is facing the bowler. The batsman is said to be "on strike".
(Strike) the delivery of natural body weapons in hitting human targets, the method of which excludes punches and kicks.
as in "strike out", "three strikes, you're out", "a strike against you", "he was born with two strikes against him", etc. -- In baseball, a strike is when the batter fails to hit a good pitch. A batter with three strikes is out and stops batting. ...
(Strike) The workers’ ultimate weapon, the strike is the concerted withholding of labour from the employer; the refusal of the workforce to continue working for the employer unless certain terms and conditions are met. ...
(Strike) The time immediately following the last performance while all cast and crew members are required to stay and dismantle (or watch the two people who own Makita screw drivers) dismantle the set.
(Strike) Glass that changes colour when re-heated is said to "strike". The most dramatic example of this are the borosilicate colours in the ruby family that strike from a clear to deep red simply upon reheating.
(STRIKE) A cessation of work or a refusal to work or to continue work by employees in combination or in accordance with a common understanding for the purpose of compelling an employer to agree to terms or conditions of employment. ...
(strike) To delete or remove, as in to strike (a case) from the court's calendar.
(Strike) A temporary stoppage of work by a group of workers (not necessarily union members) to express a grievance or enforce a demand. A strike is initiated by the workers of an establishment.
(Strike) the direction, or course or bearing, of a vein of rock formation measured on a level surface