Business / Construction / Strike: The plate on a door frame that engages a latch or dead bolt.
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Strike Noun Synonyms: hit, deal a blow to, knock, smack, thump, thwack, crown, cuff, punch, smite, beat, hammer, belabour, batter, pummel or pommel, pelt, buffet, thrash, cudgel, bludgeon, club, whip, horsewhip, scourge, lash, cane, flog, birch, slap, wallop, slug, whac
Strike Verb Synonyms: light, ignite
Strike Adjective Synonyms: deliver, deal, aim, direct

Strike Price

Business / Finance / Strike Price: For a stock index option, the index value at which the buyer of the option can buy or sell the underlying stock index. The strike index is converted to a dollar value by multiplying by the option's co MORE

Strike Price (Exercise Or Contract Price)

Business / Agriculture / Strike Price (Exercise Or Contract Price): The price, specified in the option contract, at which the underlying futures contract or commodity will move from seller to buyer. MORE

Strike Split

Entertainment / Bowling / Strike Split: A split that results from what was apparently a strike hit. Usually the 8-10 split for a right-handed bowler and the 7-9 for a lefty. MORE

Strike Zone

Entertainment / Baseball / Strike Zone: An area directly over home plate, from the bottom of the batter's kneecaps to the midpoint between the top of the batter's shoulders and the top of the batter's uniform pants. MORE

Strike-Slip Fault

Science / Geology / Strike-Slip Fault: A fault with horizontal displacement, typically caused by shear stress. MORE

Strike Out

Entertainment / Baseball / Strike Out: When a batter swings and misses three pitchers, receives three pitches within the strike zone without swinging, or a combination of the two. The batter is declared out. Foul balls are counted as strik MORE