(in a handicap match) a hole at which players with a handicap deduct a stroke from the number taken to play the hole.
noun, Rowing. 1. the oar nearest to the stern of the boat. 2. stroke1 (def 14c).
noun, Golf. 1. medal play. noun 1. (golf) scoring by counting the number of strokes taken (as modifier): a strokeplay tournament Sometimes shortened to medal play, Compare match play, Stableford
- Stroke volume
stroke volume n. The volume of blood pumped out of one ventricle of the heart in a single beat.
- Stroke work index
stroke work index n. A measure of the work done by the heart with each contraction and equal to the stroke volume of the heart multiplied by the arterial pressure and divided by the body surface area.