striker

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striker

1. any part in a mechanical device that strikes something, such as the firing pin of a gun
2. Soccer informal an attacking player, esp one who generally positions himself near his opponent's goal in the hope of scoring
3. Cricket the batsman who is about to play a ball
4. 
a. a person who harpoons whales or fish
b. the harpoon itself

striker

[‚strī·kər]
(ordnance)
A firing pin or a projection on the hammer of a firearm, which strikes the primer to initiate a propelling charge explosive train or a fuse explosive train.

striker

A slightly beveled metal plate, set in the jamb of a door to receive and guide a door latch to its socket in closing.
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If you're an international manager, you can't go and buy a centre-forward like you can at club level.
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He is a powerful centre-half and when needed in attack is a good, old-fashioned centre-forward.
Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live's Sportsweek programme, Charlton said: "The first time I ever saw a professional game Nat was playing as a centre-forward and they were talking about him as this youngster who had just burst onto the scene, and he was just fantastic.
RANGERS boss Walter Smith insists he still sees Kyle Lafferty as a centre-forward - despite watching him struggle up front in the absence of crocked Kenny Miller and Kris Boyd.
Anelka's pounds 15million move to Chelsea has opened the door for Davies to return to his favoured centre-forward role after spending most of the season playing on the right wing.
May I suggest that ex-professional footballers who had played in the positions of centre-forward (CF) or goalkeeper (GK), will generally make very poor managers.
Bruce said: 'He has been the best English centre-forward of our generation and you could possibly say has there ever been a better English centre-forward?
Moyes said: "James is approaching his peak as a centre-forward and if he's banging in goals for Everton and we're near the top of the table, then people will be clamouring for him to be back in the England squad.