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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.
Practice exercises help to understand upstrokes, downstrokes, the optical center, and more.
Wide-QRS complexes not typical ofright or left bundle branch block and tall peaked T waves more vertical on their upstrokes than their downstrokes suggest hyperkalemia.
The mechanical and temporal parameters obtained during the three characteristic pedal downstrokes of the sprint are reported in Table 1.
We explored how the difference in antennule speed alone between the downstrokes (Re = 1.6, 1.8, 2.8) and return strokes (Re = 0.23, 0.57, 0.94) of the lateral flagellum affected water flow through an array of aesthetascs.
Peirce spending weeks laying onionskin transparencies over one another and counting thousands of discrepant downstrokes, wavelet transformation can decompose digital images into patterns with distinctive properties at all scales: whole, parts, and parts of parts.
Besides using upstrokes and downstrokes, hummingbirds can rotate their wings.
We analyzed parameters of the complete loop as well as separated segments (up- and downstrokes).
bolivari (Arcypterini) (Savitsky 2002) is also generated by simple up and downstrokes of the legs: in the songs of both species, one may distinguish alternation of low-and high-amplitude pulses.
One form of uppercase A is a square-topped version of modern printed A with an added approach stroke like a waving flag extending to the left from the upper-left corner and distinct feet at the base of the downstrokes, especially the left one (see fig.
Written in blue or purple ink, in an even hand, the upstrokes and downstrokes carefully formed, a schoolteacher's handwriting.