the component of slip on a fault parallel with the linear extension or strike of the fault.
- Strike the right note
Say or do what is especially appropriate, as in She struck the right note when she complimented the new parents on their baby. This expression alludes to playing the correct note on an instrument.
noun, Baseball. 1. the area above home plate extending from the batter’s knees to his or her shoulders.
adjective 1. attractive; impressive: a scene of striking beauty. 2. noticeable; conspicuous: a striking lack of enthusiasm. 3. being on strike, as workers. 4. capable of attacking an enemy, especially by air: striking power. within the extent of space through which it is possible to attack a target effectively: striking distance. verb (used with object), […]
- Striking circle
noun 1. (hockey) the semicircular area in front of each goal, which an attacking player must have entered before scoring a goal