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'stroke' - used as a noun
1. (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
2. the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
3. a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
4. a light touch
5. a light touch with the hands
6. the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew
7. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
8. a mark made by a writing implement (as in cursive writing)
9. any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing
10. a single complete movement

'stroke' - used as a verb
11. touch lightly and with affection, with brushing motions
He stroked his long beard
12. strike a ball with a smooth blow
13. row at a particular rate
14. treat gingerly or carefully
You have to stroke the boss

derived forms
1. Stroke / Plural
strokes
2. Stroke / Past
stroked
3. Stroke / Third Person
strokes
4. Stroke / Present Participle
stroking
Variations of 'stroke'
 
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A honey bee strokes its wings about 11,500 times a minute.