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strobe (informal) see stroboscope.
strobila the long, jointed body of a tapeworm, not including the head.
strobilus in botany, the reproductive structure of most gymnosperms.
stroboscope any device used to study, measure, balance, or otherwise alter the motion of a moving, rotating, or vibrating body by making it appear to slow down or stop with the use of pulsed bursts of light or by viewing it through intermittent openings in a revolving disk.
strode past tense of stride.
stroganoff of meat, cooked with sour cream, onions, and mushrooms.
stroke an act or instance of striking. [13 definitions]
stroke oar the oar that is located nearest the stern of a racing shell. [2 definitions]
stroll to walk slowly and without a definite goal or purpose, as for exercise or pleasure. [3 definitions]
stroller one that takes a leisurely walk. [2 definitions]
stromatolite a laminated rock with accumulated layers of prokaryotic bacteria, algae, and sediment found in shallow marine environments, contains the oldest fossils known today.
strong having or showing great physical power or strength. [13 definitions]
strong-arm using or threatening to use physical force or coercion. [2 definitions]
strongbox a box or container, usu. of steel, in which valuables can be kept and locked; safe.
stronghold a strongly fortified or defended place; fortress. [2 definitions]
strong interaction the strong force between subnuclear particles, operative in nuclear forces. (Cf. weak interaction.)
strongly with great certainty or passion.
strong-minded having a strong, determined mind or will; resolute.
strong-willed having a strong will; resolute; determined. [2 definitions]
strontium a highly reactive chemical element of the alkaline-earth group that has thirty-eight protons in each nucleus, that occurs naturally only in compounds, and that has highly toxic radioactive isotopes that are by-products of some types of nuclear fission reactions. (symbol: Sr)
strop a pliable strip, usu. of leather, on which a razor is sharpened. [2 definitions]