striking

  • 1 Striking — Strik ing, a. & n. from {Strike}, v. [1913 Webster] {Striking distance}, the distance through which an object can be reached by striking; the distance at which a force is effective when directed to a particular object. {Striking plate}. (a) The… …

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  • 2 Striking — Strik ing, a. Affecting with strong emotions; surprising; forcible; impressive; very noticeable; as, a striking representation or image; a striking resemblance. A striking fact. De Quincey. {Strik ing*ly}, adv. {Strik ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Striking — Striking. См. Наслаивание. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 4 striking — index arrant (definite), clear (apparent), conspicuous, distinct (clear), eloquent, flagrant …

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  • 5 striking — (adj.) producing a vivid impression, 1752, from STRIKE (Cf. strike) (v.) in the sense of to catch the fancy of (1590s) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 striking — *arresting, signal, salient, conspicuous, outstanding, *noticeable, remarkable, prominent Analogous words: *effective, effectual, efficacious: telling, convincing, compelling, cogent (see VALID): forcible, forceful, *powerful: impressive, * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 striking — [adj] extraordinary; beautiful arresting, arrestive, astonishing, attractive, bizarre, charming, cogent, commanding, compelling, confounding, conspicuous, dazzling, distinguished, dynamite, electrifying, eye catching, fascinating, forceful,… …

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  • 8 striking — ► ADJECTIVE 1) noticeable. 2) dramatically good looking or beautiful. DERIVATIVES strikingly adverb …

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  • 9 striking — [strī′kiŋ] adj. 1. that strikes or is on strike 2. very noticeable or impressive; unusual, outstanding, remarkable, etc. SYN. NOTICEABLE strikingly adv …

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  • 10 striking — [[t]stra͟ɪkɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is striking is very noticeable or unusual. The most striking feature of those statistics is the high proportion of suicides... He bears a striking resemblance to Lenin. ...her striking good… …

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  • 11 striking — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look ▪ That hat looks very striking. ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …

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  • 12 striking — strik|ing [ˈstraıkıŋ] adj 1.) unusual or interesting enough to be easily noticed striking contrast/similarity/parallel etc ▪ a striking contrast between wealth and poverty 2.) attractive in an unusual way that is easy to notice ▪ a dark man with… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 striking — adjective 1 unusual or interesting enough to be noticed: a striking contrast: a striking contrast between the luxury hotels and the ghettos just a block away 2 someone who is striking is very attractive, often in an unusual way: a dark man with… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 striking — strikingly, adv. strikingness, n. /struy king/, adj. 1. attractive; impressive: a scene of striking beauty. 2. noticeable; conspicuous: a striking lack of enthusiasm. 3. being on strike, as workers. 4. a. capable of attacking an enemy, esp. by… …

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  • 15 striking — strik|ing [ straıkıŋ ] adjective * attracting your interest or attention because of some unusual feature: Her eye makeup was very striking. This is a striking example of how misleading statistics can be. a striking resemblance/difference: His… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 striking */ — UK [ˈstraɪkɪŋ] / US adjective attracting your interest or attention because of some unusual feature This is a striking example of how misleading statistics can be. Her eye make up was very striking. a striking resemblance/difference: There are… …

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  • 17 striking — adj. & n. adj. 1 impressive; attracting attention. 2 (of a clock) making a chime to indicate the hours etc. n. the act or an instance of striking. Phrases and idioms: striking circle (in hockey) an elongated semicircle in front of the goal, from… …

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  • 18 Striking 12 — Infobox Album Name = Striking 12 Type = Album Artist = GrooveLily Released = Recorded = Genre = Musical Length = Label = Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Striking 12 is the music group GrooveLily s off Broadway holiday musical,… …

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  • 19 striking — adjective 1) Lizzie bears a striking resemblance to her sister Syn: noticeable, obvious, conspicuous, evident, marked, notable, unmistakable, strong; remarkable, extraordinary, incredible, amazing, astounding, astonishing, staggering …

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  • 20 Striking — 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,… …

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