from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Arresting the attention and producing a vivid impression on the sight or the mind. See Synonyms at noticeable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of that which makes a strong impression
- v. Present participle of strike.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & n. from strike, v.
- adj. Affecting with strong emotions; surprising; forcible; impressive; very noticeable
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The removal of the center upon which an arch has been built. See striking-plate.
- n. The propagation of plants by cuttings or slips.
- Standing out prominently and conspicuously, so as strongly to impress the eye or the mind; prominent; notable; impressive; remarkable; surprising: as, a striking resemblance; a striking remark.
- n. The taking down of the cured tobacco-plant from the tiers for stripping. See stripping, 10.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
- adj. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
- n. the physical coming together of two or more things
- n. the act of contacting one thing with another
Sorry, no etymologies found.