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Meaning of "return stroke" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RETURN STROKE

return stroke  [rɪˈtɜːn strəʊk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RETURN STROKE

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Return stroke is a noun.
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WHAT DOES RETURN STROKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

return stroke

Lightning

Lightning is a massive electrostatic discharge between the electrically charged regions within clouds or between a cloud and the surface of a planet. The charged regions within the atmosphere temporarily equalize themselves through a lightning flash, commonly referred to as a strike if it hits an object on the ground. There are three primary types of lightning; from a cloud to itself; from one cloud to another cloud and between a cloud and the ground. Although lightning is always accompanied by the sound of thunder, distant lightning may be seen but may be too far away for the thunder to be heard.

Definition of return stroke in the English dictionary

The definition of return stroke in the dictionary is the main discharge in a lightning stroke.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RETURN STROKE


backstroke
ˈbækˌstrəʊk
breaststroke
ˈbrɛstˌstrəʊk
broke
brəʊk
brushstroke
ˈbrʌʃstrəʊk
counter-stroke
ˈkaʊntəstrəʊk
dead-stroke
ˈdedˌstrəʊk
downstroke
ˈdaʊnˌstrəʊk
handstroke
ˈhændˌstrəʊk
heatstroke
ˈhiːtˌstrəʊk
instroke
ˈɪnˌstrəʊk
keystroke
ˈkiːˌstrəʊk
masterstroke
ˈmɑːstəˌstrəʊk
ministroke
ˌmɪnɪˈstrəʊk
outstroke
ˈaʊtˌstrəʊk
roque
rəʊk
sidestroke
ˈsaɪdˌstrəʊk
stroke
strəʊk
sunstroke
ˈsʌnˌstrəʊk
thunderstroke
ˈθʌndəˌstrəʊk
upstroke
ˈʌpˌstrəʊk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RETURN STROKE

return
return crease
return fare
return flight
return half
return journey
return key
return match
return thanks
return ticket
return trip
return visit
returnability
returnable
returned man
returned soldier
returnee
returner
returnik
returning officer

WORDS THAT END LIKE RETURN STROKE

a stroke
Bolingbroke
butterfly stroke
exhaust stroke
four-stroke
go for broke
ground stroke
hair stroke
heartbroke
heat stroke
lightning stroke
off one´s stroke
Pembroke
proke
scavenge stroke
scavenging stroke
Sheffer´s stroke
stone-broke
stony-broke
two-stroke

Synonyms and antonyms of return stroke in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «return stroke» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RETURN STROKE

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Translator English - Chinese

回击
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

carrera de retorno
570 millions of speakers

English

return stroke
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वापसी स्ट्रोक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عودة السكتة الدماغية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обратный ход
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

curso de retorno
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফিরে স্ট্রোক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

course de retour
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Stroke kembali
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rücklauf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

戻り行程
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

리턴 스트로크
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bali stroke
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trở về đột quỵ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மீண்டும் பக்கவாதம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परत स्ट्रोक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dönüş vuruşu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

corsa di ritorno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skok powrotny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зворотний хід
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cursă moartă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εγκεφαλικό επεισόδιο επιστροφή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

terug ´n beroerte
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

returslag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

returslag
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RETURN STROKE»

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1
Lightning
Complete and comprehensive, this text for advanced undergraduates in physics and engineering features exceptional clarity and minimum of mathematic notation.
Martin A. Uman, 2012
2
The Lightning Flash
4.6.3 Return stroke 4.6.3.1 The origin of the return stroke The front of the leader channel consists of a system of streamers, and the return stroke is initiated when this streamer front makes a connection either with the ground or with the streamer  ...
Vernon Cooray, 2003
3
Handbook of Atmospheric Electrodynamics
1 / : /i / ] i : I LENS MOTION (a) STEPPED LEADER TO FIRST RETURN STROKE (b)DART LEADER TO 2ND STROKE Figure 4.3.8 Schematic representation of the first and second stroke processes in ground discharge. (Adapted from Malan  ...
Hans Volland, 1995
4
21st Centuty Manufacturing: National Initiative For Product ...
The ram of the shaper travels faster on the return stroke than on the forward cutting stroke. The principle is illustrated in the drawing. It takes about V/i times as long for the ram to move forward on the cutting stroke as it does to make the " quick ...
DIANE Publishing Company, 1994
5
The Art and Science of Lightning Protection
When this additional charge is available, a continuously propagating leader (as opposed to a stepped leader), known as a ''dart leader,'' moves down the defunct return stroke channel, again depositing negative charge from the negative ...
Martin A. Uman, 2008
6
Lightning: Principles, Instruments and Applications: Review ...
In this section, classification of lightning return-stroke models is given and so- called engineering models are discussed. General equations for computing the vertical electric field and azimuthal magnetic field due to a lightning return-stroke  ...
Hans Dieter Betz, U. Schumann, Pierre Laroche, 2008
7
The Electrical Engineering Handbook,Second Edition
A brief examination of return stroke current models follows. We discuss here only the transmission line (TL) model and the model of Diendorfer and Uman [1990] along with its modified version. More details of all models are found in Nucci et al.
Richard C. Dorf, 1997
8
Theory of Machines and Mechanisms I.
Such restriction does not exist for idle return stroke. Hence, cutting stroke is slow and return stroke is fast. Cutting Stroke Return Stroke link 1 - Slider link 2 - Crank link 3 - Fixed Link (Connecting Rod) link 4 - Slotted Lever (Cylinder) link 5 ...
E. Bautista, 1987
9
The Lightning Discharge
Master, M. J., M. A. Uman, Y. T. Lin, and R. B. Standler: Calculations of Lightning Return Stroke Electricand Magnetic Fields ab0ve Ground. J. Geophys. Res. , 86 : 12, 127-12, 1 32(198 1). Meneghini, R.: Application of the Lienard-Wiechert ...
Martin A. Uman, 2012
10
Lightning Physics and Lightning Protection
3.7 Lightning return stroke All lightning hazards are associated with the return stroke, and this accounts for the great effort of investigators to learn as much as possible about this discharge stage. It has been established that the contact of a  ...
Eduard M. Bazelyan, Yuri P. Raizer, 2000

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Return stroke [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/return-stroke>. Mar 2020 ».
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