striking

  1. the physical coming together of two or more things
  2. a act of hitting one thing with another
  3. hit against; come into sudden contact with
  4. deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
  5. have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
  6. make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
  7. affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
  8. stop work in or......

    Striking

    A technical term, strictly meaning to encourage roots, but generally used for the whole process of taking cuttings.
    Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/htbg/glossary/striking.shtml

    Striking

    Strik'ing adjective & noun 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)
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/211

    Striking

    Strik'ing adjective Affecting with strong emotions; surprising; forcible; impressive; very noticeable; as, a striking representation or image; a striking resemblance. 'A striking fact.' De Quincey. -- Strik'ing*ly , adverb -- Strik'in...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/211

    Striking

    • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Strike • a. & n. from Strike, v. • (a.) Affecting with strong emotions; surprising; forcible; impressive; very noticeable; as, a striking representation or image; a striking resemblance.
    Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/striking/

    striking

    (from the article `coin`) Striking—the impression of the die designs on the blanks—was startlingly simple. The lower die, set in the anvil, was covered by the blank; the upper ...
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/s/172

    Striking

    The breakdown process of a camera position, location, or set.
    Found on http://www.filmland.com/glossary/Dictionary.html#A

    STRIKING

    As in striking a cutting - The insertion of a prepared cutting into a suitable rooting compost.
    Found on http://www.communigate.co.uk/london/fuchsia/page28.phtml

    Striking

    A bad habit of reaching out with a front foot so as to hit the handler, equipment, or another horse A problem calling for professional help
    Found on http://www.gaitedhorses.net/Articles/HorseGlossary.html

    Striking

    The removal of a centre or other temporary timbers when work is completed.
    Found on http://www.woodworkersuk.co.uk/blog/carpentry-and-joinery-glossary/carpentr
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