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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.

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It is a static process (static calibration) in which an exactly known force is applied to the striker and the resulting voltage is recorded.
An additional striker enables the coach to change to a tactical system with two strikers, Calmund said.
Caption: An example of how a striker is "held" in a design.
ENGLAND'S strikers are being given shooting tips to beat Scotland - by a Scotsman.
In my career, I felt there was never enough detail on how strikers should be trained and coached.
Pulis is clearly an advocate of a lone striker operating in a 4-5-1 system.
All the Strikers are equipped with a Scania Tier IV Final low-emission engine, Oshkosh TAK-4 independent suspension, an Allison electronic transmission, and engine power pack components that are readily accessed through walk-in doors on either side of the engine compartment.
He's a fantastic striker, he scores many goals, he's sharp, he works hard, so it will be great to have him back," Ings said.
The range of Usha Striker fans includes the Striker Millennium, Super Striker, Striker Neo, Striker One, and Striker Table, Wall & Pedestal fans.
The Steyr action is similar to others in its class, such as the Glock where the striker is only partially "tensioned" after a round is chambered.
Paris Saint-Germain's 27 year old Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani is frustrated at being played out of position at his new club by manager Laurent Blanc.