What is striking?

  • (noun): The physical coming together of two or more things.
    Synonyms: contact, impinging
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on striking:

Striking At The Roots
... Striking at the Roots A Practical Guide to Animal Activism is a non-fiction book by Mark Hawthorne that examines a number of strategies for animal activism in ... Thoreau writes "There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root." Thoreau's phrase "striking at the root" may be an allusion to Matthew 310 -- "And now also the ...
Santos Hernández
32 relief appearances, going 5-7 with a 3.75 ERA, striking out 48 batters in 48 innings of work ... in 1995, going 5-8 with a 2.66 ERA in 44 relief appearances, striking out 85 batters in 641⁄3 innings ... Burlington again in 1996, he had a 3-3 record, 35 saves and a 1.89 ERA in 61 relief appearances, striking out 79 batters and allowing only 39 hits in 662⁄3 ...
... Striking-partnership is a term used in European football (soccer) referring to a partnership between the strikers of a football team ... Striking-partnerships' success is often measured in goals ...
Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic - Structure - Striking Fleet Atlantic
... The Commander Striking Fleet Atlantic (COMSTRIKFLTLANT) was the major subordinate at-sea commander for SACLANT ... The primary mission of Striking Fleet Atlantic was to deter aggression by maintaining maritime superiority in the Atlantic AOR and ensuring the integrity of NATO's sea lines of communications ... Its main striking force was the Carrier Striking Force (seemingly Task Force 401), consisting of Carrier Striking Groups One and Two ...
Seattle Mariners Minor League Players - Anthony Fernandez
... Mariners, pitching 5-6 with a 3.89 ERA while striking out 63 in 74 innings ... pitching 5-3 with a 3.40 ERA in 13 games while striking out 53 in 53 innings ... with Low-A Everett, going 8-3 with a 2.59 ERA in 15 starts while striking out 69 in 83.1 innings ...

More definitions of "striking":

  • (adj): Having a quality that thrusts itself into attention.
    Example: "A striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"
    Synonyms: outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular
  • (noun): The act of contacting one thing with another.
    Synonyms: hit, hitting
  • (adj): Sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect.
    Example: "His striking good looks always created a sensation"
    Synonyms: dramatic, spectacular

Famous quotes containing the word striking:

    The most striking aspect of linguistic competence is what we may call the ‘creativity of language,’ that is, the speaker’s ability to produce new sentences, sentences that are immediately understood by other speakers although they bear no physical resemblance to sentences which are ‘familiar.’
    Noam Chomsky (b. 1928)

    Conventions, at the present moment, are really menaced. The most striking sign of this is that people are now making unconventionality a social virtue, instead of an unsocial vice. The switches have been opened, and the laden trains must take their chance of a destination.
    Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)

    One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)