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Meaning of striking

strik•ing

Pronunciation: (strī'king), [key]
— adj.
  1. attractive; impressive: a scene of striking beauty.
  2. noticeable; conspicuous: a striking lack of enthusiasm.
  3. being on strike, as workers.
  4. striking power.
    1. capable of attacking an enemy, esp. by air:striking power.
    2. within the extent of space through which it is possible to attack a target effectively:striking distance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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