strike

(redirected from be struck by)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to be struck by: Struck off, struck up, Struck out, Struck Down

strike

Etymology: AS, strican, to advance swiftly
an action taken collectively by the employees of a company or institution in which they stop reporting for work in an effort to cause the employer to accede to certain demands. A strike usually follows unsuccessful negotiations between representatives of the union and management.

strike

cutaneous myiasis.