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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To come into sudden contact with. To hit or fall against the surface of something. To deliberately hit someone or something with one's hand or a weapon.

Usage examples (45)
  • The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time.
  • strike coins
  • strike an arc
  • The strike lasted more than a month before it was settled for more
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