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stride

in gait (usually walking or running): the interval between an event of one foot (e.g. heel-strike or toe-strike) and the next occurrence of the same event of the same foot. stride length the distance between the position (e.g. heel contact) of one foot and the subsequent position of the same foot. May also include other support devices such as crutches. Should be the same for each foot as long as movement is in a straight line (i.e. not in a curve). Usually measured in metres. stride rate the number of strides per minute.

stride

body movement during two successive steps (see step)
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Edmonds never broke stride as he rounded third and raced home.
Caught in two minds, Kazim-Richards broke stride, allowing Miller to close him down and the Southampton rearguard to scramble back and crowd him out.
Harrison never broke stride as Burleson emphatically waved him home.
The Empoli frontman barely broke stride to lift a fine through ball from Marco Marchionni over Leeds keeper Paul Robinson.
Arguably the JetHawks' fastest player, Harrison never broke stride as Burleson emphatically waved him home but was gunned down on a perfect relay throw from Garcia to Spivey to catcher Rod Barajas.