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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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The Priests, brothers Fathers Martin and Eugene O'Hagan and Father David Delargy, who were young school friends when they first sang together, strode across the zebra crossing made famous by the Beatles' album cover Abbey Road.
As the event started, the former vice presidential nominee and her husband strode across the stage with Gingrich and his wife, getting applause from the crowd of more than 2,000 Republicans.
Two years ago, during a devastatingly impressive introduction to English football, Xebio Alonso strode across the Infield turf like a latter day Jan Moby.
A weird kind of creature strode across the eastern African landscape from around 4 million to 3 million years ago.
But not one person showed any hesitation as they strode across the white-hot ashes.
Tranmere were equally bereft of scoring opportunities until Mellon, one of six players booked in a physical game, strode across the halfway line and advanced to the edge of the home box before sending the winner arrowing past Hatters keeper Marlon Beresford.
They strode across Sherman Way with Chick and other city officials, stopping traffic before filing into a supermarket where they were treated to juice and pound cake to celebrate the occasion.
Reggie strode across the concourse of St Mary's Hospital on the Isle of Wight yesterday at a pace and purpose more fitting for a man half his age.
FIRST time round the image was of the Fab Four but yesterday it was a holy trinity who strode across Abbey Road.
In London, Artichoke Productions unveiled a giant elephant that strode across the Capital to the astonishment and delight of the crowds.
FEW could argue with the chosen six Kings, giants who strode across the Country landscape and who have left indelible marks on the music beloved by millions around the world.
There won't be many in on a Wednesday lunchtime,' I proclaimed confidently to my husband as we strode across the city's bustling Angel Place.