Strike may refer to:

Refusal to work or perform

* Strike action, also known as a Walkout, a work stoppage by a corporation or public institution
* General strike, a strike action by a critical mass of the labor force in a city, region or country
*Church strike, strike decided by the Christian church
*Prison strike, a strike taking place inside a prison
*Student strike a mass refusal of students to go to class, in protest of school issues, or in sympathy with a strike action or general strike
* Culture strike, refusal to produce or show art
* Hunger strike, voluntary refusal to eat as an act of protest
* Rent strike, the withholding of rent to achieve certain goals
* Sex strike, refraining from sex to achieve goals

Physical confrontation or removal

* Strike (attack), attack with an inanimate object or a part of the human body intended to cause harm
* Bird strike, a collision between a bird and an aircraft
* Military strike, a limited military attack on a specified target
* Air strike, a military strike by air forces
* Strike through, a typographical effect


* Strike (finance) is the price at which the holder buys or sells if they choose to exercise an option


* Strike from the record, to forbid testimony or evidence from being considered

cience and technology

* Strike (geology), a measure of the orientation of a geologic feature
* Strike and dip, which indicates the compass orientation of a horizontal line on a planar surface
* Lightning strike, electrical discharge between clouds and the ground
* Striking clock, a clock that sounds the hours on a bell or gong
* Cutting (plant), cutting parts of a plant for propagation
* Electric strike

Arts and entertainment

* Strike Entertainment is a production company produced and distributed through Universal Pictures launched in 2003
* Strike (film) a 1925 Soviet silent film by Sergei Eisenstein
* "Strike" (2006 film) a 2006 film by Volker Schlöndorff about a woman who becomes a founder of Poland's Solidarity movement
* Strike series of videogames
* Strike (band), a UK dance music group
* Strike (hip-hop) Hip Hop group from Georgia
* "The Strike" ("Seinfeld" episode)
* Strikebreaker'(short story), a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov
* GAT-X105 Strike Gundam, in the anime series Gundam Seed, the primary mobile suit for the first half of the series
* S.T.R.I.K.E. a fictional intelligence agency in Marvel Comics
* Strike a set in the theatre means to dismantle it after the final performance of a play, and either to discard the materials or store them for a future production.
* "Strikes" (album), a 1979 album by Southern rock band Blackfoot

ports and games

* Strike (baseball), a mark against a batter
* Strike (bowling), when a player knocks down all the pins with the first ball of a frame
* In cricket, a batsman is "on strike" when facing the bowler
* An accurate, driven shot using the laces of the shoe in football (soccer)

ee also

* Striker (disambiguation)
* Gold Strike (disambiguation)

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  • Strike — Strike, v. t. [imp. {Struck}; p. p. {Struck}, {Stricken}({Stroock}, {Strucken}, Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striking}. Struck is more commonly used in the p. p. than stricken.] [OE. striken to strike, proceed, flow, AS. str[=i]can to go, proceed,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strike — 1 vb struck, struck, also, strick·en, strik·ing vi 1: to remove or delete something 2: to stop work in order to force an employer to comply with demands vt 1: to remove or delete from a legal document a …   Law dictionary

  • strike — [strīk] vt. struck, struck or occas. (but for vt. 11 commonly and for vt. 8 & 15 usually) stricken, striking, [ME striken, to proceed, flow, strike with rod or sword < OE strican, to go, proceed, advance, akin to Ger streichen < IE * streig …   English World dictionary

  • Strike — Strike, v. i. To move; to advance; to proceed; to take a course; as, to strike into the fields. [1913 Webster] A mouse . . . struck forth sternly [bodily]. Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] 2. To deliver a quick blow or thrust; to give blows. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strike — ► VERB (past and past part. struck) 1) deliver a blow to. 2) come into forcible contact with. 3) (in sport) hit or kick (a ball) so as to score a run, point, or goal. 4) ignite (a match) by rubbing it briskly against an abrasive surface. 5) (of a …   English terms dictionary

  • strike — {vb 1 Strike, hit, smite, punch, slug, slog, swat, clout, slap, cuff, box are comparable when they mean to come or bring into contact with or as if with a sharp blow. Strike, hit, and smite are the more general terms. Strike, the most general of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Strike — Strike, n. 1. The act of striking. [1913 Webster] 2. An instrument with a straight edge for leveling a measure of grain, salt, and the like, scraping off what is above the level of the top; a strickle. [1913 Webster] 3. A bushel; four pecks.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strike — [v1] hit hard bang, bash, beat, boff, bonk, box, buffet, bump into, chastise, clash, clobber, clout, collide, conk*, crash, cuff*, drive, force, hammer, impel, knock, percuss, plant*, pop*, pound, pummel, punch, punish, run into, slap, slug,… …   New thesaurus

  • Strike — steht für: einen Begriff aus dem Baseball, siehe Strike (Baseball) ein Wurfereignis beim Bowling, siehe Strike (Bowling) den Basispreis eines Optionsscheines, siehe Ausübungspreis eine Filmkomödie aus dem Jahr 1998, siehe Strike! – Mädchen an die …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Strike — 〈[straık] m. 6; Sp.〉 1. 〈Bowling〉 vollständiges Abräumen mit dem ersten od. zweiten Wurf 2. 〈Baseball〉 verfehlter Schlag 3. 〈umg.〉 Glücksfall, Treffer (meist als Ausruf der Freude) [engl., „Treffer“] * * * Strike [stra̮ik], der; s, s [engl.… …   Universal-Lexikon