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striated having stripes, streaks, or furrows; consisting of striae, esp. in skeletal and cardiac muscle.
striation a pattern or arrangement of striae. [2 definitions]
stricken a past participle of strike. [3 definitions]
strict imposing severe discipline or requiring rigorous effort; unyielding; demanding. [4 definitions]
strict construction the judicial practice or principle of relying on literal interpretation of the language of a nation's constitution and other laws.
strictly strongly; absolutely.
stricture that which restricts or constrains. [3 definitions]
stride to walk with long, even steps, as in an energetic, hurried, or showy manner. [7 definitions]
strident harsh-sounding or loud; raucous; grating. [2 definitions]
stridulate to produce a shrill grating, creaking, or chirping sound by rubbing certain parts of the body together, as some insects do.
stridulous producing or characterized by a harsh grating, creaking, or chirping sound.
strife conflict or enmity, usu. intense and often violent. [2 definitions]
strifeless combined form of strife.
strike to land (a blow) with the hand or a weapon. [27 definitions]
strikebreaker one who hires others, or one who is hired, to work in place of striking employees during a strike; scab.
strikeout in baseball, an out made by a batter who incurs three strikes, or an out credited to a pitcher who causes a batter to strike out.
striker someone or something that strikes. [3 definitions]
strikethrough a computer font style in which typed characters appear with a line through them as though crossed out, used to indicate suggested deletions in editing a text.
strike up to begin or cause to begin (the playing of a piece of music, or an acquaintanceship or conversation, or the like).
strike while the iron is hot to take advantage of an opportunity without delay.
strike zone in baseball, the area above home plate, specifically between the batter's shoulders and knees, through which the pitch must pass to be ruled a strike.