By-stroke
By-stroke By"-stroke`, n. An accidental or a slyly given stroke. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • List of kanji by stroke count — This index method groups together the Jōyō kanji that are written with the same number of strokes. Currently, there are 1,946 individual kanji listed. One Stroke Two Strokes | | | | | | | | | | Three Strokes | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |… …   Wikipedia

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  • Stroke — Stroke, n. [OE. strok, strook, strak, fr. striken. See {Strike}, v. t.] 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 weapon. [1913 Webster] His hand fetcheth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stroke oar — Stroke Stroke, n. [OE. strok, strook, strak, fr. striken. See {Strike}, v. t.] 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 weapon. [1913 Webster] His hand… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stroke Belt — is a name given to a region in the southeastern United States that has been recognized by public health authorities for having an unusually high incidence of stroke and other forms of cardiovascular disease. It is typically defined as an 11 state …   Wikipedia

  • stroke — [strōk] n. [ME, akin to Ger streich, a stroke, OE strican: see STRIKE] 1. a striking of one thing against another; blow or impact of an ax, whip, etc. 2. a) a sudden action resulting in a powerful or destructive effect, as if from a blow [a… …   English World dictionary

  • Stroke volume — (SV) is the volume of blood pumped by the right/left ventricle of the heart in one contraction. Specifically, it is the volume of blood ejected from ventricles during systole.The stroke volume is not all of the blood contained in the left… …   Wikipedia

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