- n. 中风；击打；一笔（画）；意外的运气
- v. 击打
- v. 轻抚；奉承
- [C] 一击 a hit, especially with (the edge of) a weapon
- [C] 一画,一笔 a line made by a single movement of a pen or brush in writing or painting
- [C] (游泳或划船的)划,划法; 游法 a method of swimming or rowing
- [C] 钟的敲声 the sound made by a clock in giving the time
- [S] 中风 sudden attack of illness in the brain that can cause loss of the power to move, speak clearly, etc.
- [C] 轻抚 passing the hand gently over (a surface), usually again and again
(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"
the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
a light touch
a light touch with the hands
(golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club;
"Nicklaus won by three strokes"
the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew
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"
a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush;
"she applied the paint in careful strokes"
any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing
a single complete movement
touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions;
"He stroked his long beard"
strike a ball with a smooth blow
row at a particular rate
treat gingerly or carefully;
"You have to stroke the boss"
- I know a doctor. He is expert in curing stroke.
- He fell the tree with one stroke of the axe.
- It's easy to draw a snake. Just one stroke.
- It was a stroke of luck that I found you here.
- She stroked the ball cleverly past her opponent.
- The cat likes being stroked.
- Julia had to subdue an urge to stroke his hair.
- He broke the lock with one stroke of the hammer.
- A paper tiger can be punctured with a mere stroke!
- He was putting the finishing stroke to the portrait.
- Can you do the backstroke?
- She arrived on the stroke of six.
- She had a stroke and was unable to walk again .
- She gave the cat a stroke.
You..couldn't cut a man's head off with one stroke.出自： C. Isherwood
The cook..beat her..dough with steady strokes.出自： R. Jarrell
Pa..would probably cane her.., just a few strokes.出自： B. Emecheta
His white man'd Steeds..He chear'd to Courage with a gentle Stroke.出自： Dryden
She gave her hair a long..stroke with the brush.出自： H. E. Bates
She..strok'd down her band.出自： T. Gray
David's mother stroked her shoulders soothingly.出自： H. Roth
The Doctor stroked his moustache thoughtfully.出自： T. Heggen
Jacqueline with one slow lean arm began to stroke the dog.出自：Raritan
- stroke, blow, knock
- 1.这组词都有“打击”“捶打”的意思, blow, stroke, knock均可指用工具、器械对另一物体的击打。例如:
- Children's furniture must withstand kicks and blows.孩子们用的家具必须经得起踢打。
- He drove in a nail with one stroke of the hammer.他一锤子就把钉子敲进去了。
- Did you hear a knock at the door?你听到有人敲了一下门吗?
- 2.blow和knock还可指用手击打,表示击打某人时, blow尤指用拳头打, knock也可指用拳头和指关节敲打。例如:
- The big boy aimed a blow at me.那个大个男孩朝我打来一拳。
- There came the 3 p.m. knock on the door.下午3点钟来客的敲门声响了。
- 3.blow的对象可以是物,也可以是身体某部位,还可以是某人; stroke的对象可以是物,也可以是人; knock的对象则是门、地板等物。例如:
- He got a nasty blow on the head.他的头部受到重重的一击。
- She killed him with one stroke of her sword.她一剑刺死了他。
- He split the log with one stroke of the axe.他一斧头就把那圆木劈开了。
- If you are not up by eight I'll give you a knock.如果你到8点钟还不起床,我就敲门叫醒你。
- 4.stroke的工具或器械可以是硬质的东西,也可以是软质的东西; knock的工具或器械一般是硬质的东西。例如:
- The man was given several strokes of the whip.那人挨了几鞭子。
- ☆ 1300年左右进入英语，直接源自古英语的strac；最初源自原始日耳曼语的straikaz，意为引人注目的行为。