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  Definition of striking
  1. the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
  2. the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
  3. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient trait
  4. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect; "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"
Similar Words: hit, hitting, contact, impinging, outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, dramatic

 

Hyponyms: contusion, crash, smash, bunt, fly, fly ball, grounder, ground ball, groundball, hopper, header, scorcher, screamer, plunk, plunker, collision, hit, engagement, mesh, meshing, interlocking, flick, impact, touch, touching

 

Derivational Morphology: strike, hit, impinge on, run into, collide with, shoot, pip, impinge, encroach, entrench, trench, touch, adjoin, meet, contact

 

 
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