downstroke


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downstroke

(ˈdaʊnˌstrəʊk)
n
1. a downward stroke made by a pen
2. (General Engineering) a downward movement
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down•stroke

(ˈdaʊnˌstroʊk)

n.
a downward stroke, as of a piston.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.downstroke - a stroke normally made in a downward directiondownstroke - a stroke normally made in a downward direction
stroke - a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush; "she applied the paint in careful strokes"
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Translations

downstroke

[ˈdaʊnstrəʊk] N
1. (with pen) → pierna f; (by child when learning) → palote m
2. (Mech) → carrera f descendente
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References in classic literature ?
Look- sinner that I am!- how you're wrecking and ruining all that I'm worth!" But in spite of this, Don Quixote did not leave off discharging a continuous rain of cuts, slashes, downstrokes, and backstrokes, and at length, in less than the space of two credos, he brought the whole show to the ground, with all its fittings and figures shivered and knocked to pieces, King Marsilio badly wounded, and the Emperor Charlemagne with his crown and head split in two.
It is founded on the English, but the downstrokes are a little blacker, and more marked.
18-19 show the script falls easily into the pattern known for the seventh century, with some letters occurring in both older and more cursive forms (e.g., mem with the three-toothed head or as a curving downstroke with a single short horizontal to its left).
Even though the main flow rate that enters the control chamber during the needle downstroke occurs through the Z hole, the contribution through the series of the bypass and hole A is significant [3].
Broken down into its most basic form, there's one principle to calligraphy--thick downstroke and thin upstroke.
When your foot hits the downstroke, you use a fiery combination of the glutes in the buttocks, the quadriceps in the thighs, and the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles in the calves to propel you forward.
When using the EDG type, the operator guides the entire downstroke of the press-insertion procedure: The pressure exerted by the operator supports the down-pressure.
They first came to our attention during the indie downstroke battles of 2013 and soon after we became accustomed to the appearances of Conchur and Breandan White plus Christopher Harbinson, Jonathan Downing and Michael Keyes.
From the downstroke of the guitar hitting that single note, the thumping of the bass that reverberates throughout the track, the use of specific percussions especially heard, and given the special attention towards the end of 'Hard Times' and the choice of the backing vocals utilized in 'Hard Times' add the 'oomph' to Hayley's snappy vocal delivery to this single.
where [I.sub.de] is the mean current on the motor downstroke, [i.sub.d] (t) is the real-time current on the motor downstroke, and n is the number of sampling points on the motor downstroke.
VAs originating from the MB have LBBB morphology with a left superior frontal plane axis, a sharp downstroke of the QRS in the precordial leads, and a relatively narrow QRS width.
The ordinary and the tilted-back e are used, but the o-shaped one with heavy downstroke in the center is frequent.