Definition of Strokes

1. Noun. (plural of stroke) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of stroke) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strokes

1. stroke [v] - See also: stroke

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strokes

strodles
strodling
stroganoff
stroganoffs
strokable
stroke
stroke of work
stroke order
stroke play
stroked
strokelike
stroken
strokeplay
stroker
strokers
strokes (current term)
strokesman
strokesmen
stroking
strokings
stroll
strolled
stroller
strollerobics
strollers
strolling
strollingly
strolls
stroma
stromal

Literary usage of Strokes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"One of the fastest strokes for short-dis- nce swimming is the Trudgeon stroke, introduced into England a few years ago from the Sooth Pacific The action of ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"One of the fastest strokes for short-distance swimming is the Trudgeon stroke, ... The action of the arms consists of alternate overhand strokes, while the ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"... and it may easily be seen that the thinnest strokes cut upon the plain surface will throw some light on the subject or design, and if these strokes are ..."

4. The Montessori Method by Maria Montessori (1912)
"Is it necessary to begin writing with the making of vertical strokes ? A moment of clear and logical thinking is enough to enable us to answer, no. ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1908)
"Multiple strokes. In the second storm of August 12, there were two cases ... In each case there were two strokes within a second recorded on the paper tape. ..."

6. The Montessori Method: Scientific Pedagogy as Applied to Child Education in by Maria Montessori, Anne E. George, Henry Wyman Holmes (1912)
"Is it necessary to begin writing with the making of vertical strokes ? A moment of clear and logical thinking is enough to enable us to answer, no. ..."

7. Questioned Documents: A Study of Questioned Documents with an Outline of by Albert Sherman Osborn (1910)
"SEQUENCE OF WRITING AS SHOWN BY CROSSED strokes To show which of two pen strokes that cross each other was last made is sometimes a matter of great ..."

8. Questioned Documents: A Study of Questioned Documents with an Outline of by Albert Sherman Osborn (1910)
"SEQUENCE OF WRITING AS SHOWN UY CROSSED strokes To show which of two pen strokes that cross each other was last made is sometimes a matter of great ..."

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