knock-down


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Adj.1.knock-down - strong enough to knock down or overwhelm; "a knock-down blow"
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
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I meant "there's a nice knock-down argument for you!"'
'But "glory" doesn't mean "a nice knock-down argument,"' Alice objected.
One of Michigan's contributions to recreational boating started more than 110 years ago in the Saginaw Valley, where "knock-down" or pattern-built boats became a substantial sector of the boat-building industry.
Today, my wife and her family have suffered another knock-down blow.
Lasek and colleagues (2007) used such a lentiviral vector (2) to knock-down the expression of the [mu]-opioid receptor (MOR) in a brain region called the ventral tegmental area (VTA).