striker

Definitions of striker
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n an employee on strike against an employer

Type of:
nonworker
a person who does nothing

n the part of a mechanical device that strikes something

Types:
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clapper, tongue
metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
firing pin
striker that ignites the charge by striking the primer
hammer
a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate
cock, hammer
the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
head
the striking part of a tool
club head, club-head, clubhead, golf-club head
(golf) the head of the club which strikes the ball
hammerhead
the striking part of a hammer
Type of:
mechanical device
mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

n someone who hits

“a fine striker of the ball”
Synonyms:
hitter
Types:
slapper, spanker
a hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand
walloper
a very hard hitter
Type of:
mover
someone who moves

n someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating

Type of:
bluejacket, navy man, sailor, sailor boy
a serviceman in the navy

n a forward on a soccer team

Type of:
athlete, jock
a person trained to compete in sports

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