Striking

Definition of Striking

Strik´ing
a. & n.1.a. & n. from Strike, v.
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 plate against which the latch of a door lock strikes as the door is closed
b - A part of the centering of an arch, which is driven back to loosen the centering in striking it.
a.1.Affecting with strong emotions; surprising; forcible; impressive; very noticeable; as, a striking representation or image; a striking resemblance.

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