stroke

Measurement of length of piston travel in the bore,

Stroke

a non-traumatic interruption in the blood supply to an organ. It usually refers to such interruptions in the blood supply to the brain. There are two varieties, the bleeding sort in which a blood vessel leaks blood into tissues. In the brain, these produce hematomas (i.e., pools of blood within the skull). The other kind is an ischemic stroke i......
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Stroke

Stroke is diagnosed through several techniques: a neurological examination (such as the NIHSS), CT scans (most often without contrast enhancements) or MRI scans, Doppler ultrasound, and arteriography. The diagnosis of stroke itself is clinical, with assistance from the imaging techniques. Imaging techniques also assist in determining the subtypes ...
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Stroke

• In croquet, etc., a shot or stroke in which one drives in different directions one`s own and the opponent`s ball placed in contact. • (v. t.) Hence, by extension, an addition or amandment to a written composition; a touch; as, to give some finishing strokes to an essay. • (v. t.) To give a finely fluted surface to. • (v. t.......
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stroke

<neurology> A condition due to the lack of oxygen to the brain which may lead to reversible or irreversible paralysis. ... The damage to a group of nerve cells in the brain is often due to interrupted blood flow, caused by a blood clot or blood vessel bursting. Depending on the area of the brain that is damaged, a stroke can cause coma, paral...
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stroke

(from the article `gasoline engine`) ...closest to the cylinder head; the distance between the piston face and cylinder head at VTDC is called the clearance. The distance traveled by the ...
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stroke

(General) The movement of the cue as a shot is executed.
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stroke

(strōk) a sudden and severe attack. stroke syndrome. completed stroke symptoms associated with severe cerebral ischemia because of the blood supply to part of the brain being interrupted. stroke in evolution a precursor to stroke syndrome...
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Stroke

1. (also 'shot') the act of swinging a club with the intention of striking the ball 2. The qualitat
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stroke

noun a light touch with the hands
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stroke

noun (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`; `a good shot require good balance and tempo`; `he left me an almost impossible shot`
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stroke

(of brush or pencil) trazo
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Stroke

[CJKV character] CJKV strokes are the calligraphic strokes needed to write the Chinese characters in regular script used in East Asia. CJK strokes are the classified set of line patterns that may be arranged and combined to form Chinese characters (also known as Hanzi) in use in China, Japan, Korea, and to a lesser extent in Vietnam. == Pur...
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Stroke

[engine] Reciprocating motion, used in reciprocating engines and other mechanisms, is back-and-forth motion. Each cycle of reciprocation consists of two opposite motions: there is a motion in one direction, and then a motion back in the opposite direction. Each of these is called a stroke. The term is also used to mean the length of the str...
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Stroke

[Fast One] Pulling a stroke is a phrase used in Ireland to describe an act of deceit performed for personal gain. Elsewhere similar practices are referred to as `pulling a fast one`. Successfully pulling a stroke is often seen in a positive light and stroke pullers are often commended or thought of highly, even if the act involved illegal a...
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Stroke

[journal] Stroke is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. It covers research on cerebral circulation and related diseases, including clinical research on assessment of risk for stroke, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment, as well as rehabilitation. Ac...
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Stroke

[rowing] Stroke is a term which has multiple meanings within the sport of rowing. It is used to refer to the action of propelling the boat with oars, to a rower seated in a particular position and to one side of the boat. ==Stroke action== The stroke is the set of actions to propel the boat, and comprises two main parts - the drive when pre...
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Stroke

Stroke noun [ Middle English strok , strook , strak , from striken . See Strike , transitive verb ] 1. The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or ...
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Stroke

Stroke transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Strokeed ; present participle & verbal noun Strokeing .] [ Middle English stroken , straken , Anglo-Saxon strācian , from strīcan to go over,...
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Stroke

Stroke obsolete imperfect of Strike . Struck.
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Stroke

A block in the brain
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Stroke

A block in the brain's blood supply. A stroke can be caused by the rupture of a blood vessel, a clot, or pressure on a blood vessel (as by a tumor). Without oxygen, neurons in the affected area die, and the part of the body controlled by those cells cannot function. A stroke can result in loss of consciousness and death.
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Stroke

A condition which occurs from insufficient oxygen supply to the brain.
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Stroke

A condition which occurs from insufficient oxygen supply to the brain.
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Stroke

A condition which occurs from insufficient oxygen supply to the brain.
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