(=hitting movement) (in tennis, baseball, cricket, golf)
[+cane, whip] coup m
→ I received twelve strokes of the cane as punishment.
(=movement) mouvement m de bras
(=swimming style) nage f
→ Which stroke do you prefer, butterfly or crawl?
(=movement) coup m de rame
[+pen, brush] touche f
→ She began to paint with bold, defiant strokes.
[+clock] coup m
→ The clock stopped after six strokes.
on the stroke of 5 sur le coup de 5 heures
[+luck, good fortune] coup m
It didn't rain which was a stroke of good luck. Il n'a pas plu ce qui était un coup de chance.
a stroke of inspiration une inspiration
not to do a stroke of work * ne pas en faire une rame *
(MEDICINE) accident m vasculaire cérébral
→ The stroke paralysed half his face.
to have a stroke avoir un accident vasculaire cérébral
[+piston] course f
a 2-stroke engine un moteur à 2 temps
at a stroke, in one stroke
(=in one go) d'un seul coup
vt caresser → She put out a hand and stroked the cat softly.
heat stroke , heatstroke
n coup m de chaleur
(=engine) moteur m à deux temps
[engine] à deux temps
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