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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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At present, however, there is no international agreement on the shape and configuration of the striker, where the strain gauges are placed, how many gauges are used, how close to the striking edge they are located, and more, Lucon said.
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Orbital Strikers celebrate with the cup after winning the OIA Cricket Tournament on Friday.
And, a new striker would have to be comfortable to mostly sit on the bench and only occasionally be on the pitch.
He also has a striker's instinct to get into the box and would support the other striker.
The striker has a lip to engage the sear, and is powered by a spring.
Former Rangers trainee Russell, who played for Airdrie, Patrick Thistle and Kilmarnock, has his own company, Superior Striker, and is working with Southgate on a consultancy basis.
He has also worked with England's Under-21s in the past as well as Stoke striker Saido Berahino, Newcastle's Aleksandar Mitrovic, Bournemouth's Benik Afobe and Andre Gray of Burnley.
I think Madrid do, Atletico do it a lot in the big games, Juventus play with one striker.
There was 1/2" of trigger travel before the striker would release and this dropped to less than a 1/8" with very little over travel.
The new vehicles will replace a fleet of first-generation Oshkosh Striker apparatus placed into service between 2002 and 2005, and those vehicles succeeded a fleet of Oshkosh T-Series ARFF vehicles that date back to the 1990s.
Van Gaal said: "He has to compete as a midfielder because he is more a midfielder than a striker.