Textual thesaurus for "stroke"

(noun) stroking

a light touch with the hands

(noun) shot

(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 requires good balance and tempo; he left me an almost impossible shot

(noun) separatrix, slash, solidus, diagonal, virgule

a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

(noun) accident, chance event, fortuity

anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

winning the lottery was a happy accident; the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck; it was due to an accident or fortuity

(noun) throw, cam stroke

the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

(noun) cerebrovascular accident, CVA, apoplexy

a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain