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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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The Striker Pro Premium Gaming Headset boasts a lightweight design with pivoting ear cups and a metal headband wrapped in ultra-soft protein leather, offering optimal comfort, durability and flexibility during extended periods of use.
He's a fantastic striker, he scores many goals, he's sharp, he works hard, so it will be great to have him back," Ings said.
You can see the team does not have a proper striker," said Gullit of Van Gaal's recent line-up.
Chances were limited for the Foxes striker and he only made seven substitute appearances for Nigel Pearson's outfit with just one goal to show for it.
Another winter target for Wenger and Arsenal is the Argentinian striker Paulo Dybala of Palermo.
It is the same all the way back until it politely lets the striker leap forward and ignite the primer "--Eds
Pellegrini said that both Aguero and Suarez are top players, adding that although the Liverpool striker has played the whole season scoring a lot of goals and Aguero has had a difficult season with injuries, he insisted that he would not swap his striker for Suarez.
They replace Australian midfielder Billy Celeski, Sierre Leonean midfielder Julius Wobay and Brazilian striker Thiago Quirino.
Almost all of the hunger strikers are suffering from sleep disturbance, headache and dizziness, blurred vision, urinary frequencies, loss of hearing, muscle, bone and joint pains, lack of concentration and memory loss.
The odds offered on Newcastle signing Bent tumbled on Monday - and sources close to the striker have told The Journal that he is keen to make the move.
KAC-managed airports already had two Striker 3000 vehicles from the US Oshkosh Airport Products Group, which have been in service since mid-2011, but in November 2012 KAC took a further step forward.