1. straightforwardness the quality of being direct and straightforward
  2. straightforward pointed directly ahead
  3. straightforwardly with firmness and conviction; without compromise
  4. stratification forming or depositing in layers
  5. startle reaction a complicated involuntary reaction to a sudden unexpected stimulus (especially a loud noise); involves flexion of most skeletal muscles and a variety of visceral reactions
  6. Stratford-on-Avon a town in central England on the River Avon
  7. dictionary a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words
  8. X-ray diffraction the scattering of X rays by the atoms of a crystal
  9. trade protection the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition
  10. strong interaction (physics) the interaction that binds protons and neutrons together in the nuclei of atoms; mediated by gluons
  11. Stratford-upon-Avon a town in central England on the River Avon
  12. right of action the legal right to sue
  13. straight and narrow the way of proper and honest behavior
  14. Strait of Calais the strait between the English Channel and the North Sea
  15. contradiction opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
  16. straight-from-the-shoulder characterized by directness in manner or speech
  17. dramatic production the act of performing a drama
  18. forward motion the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
  19. straight-fluted drill a rock drill with flutes that are straight
  20. secondary education education beyond the elementary grades