second strike


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second strike

[′sek·ənd ′strīk]
(ordnance)
The first counterblow of a war (generally associated with nuclear operations).
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Tacha was issued her first strike on August 13 for provocation, alongside Ike who was issued his second strike the same day.
The military had at the time of Babur-III's first test claimed the second strike capability.
The issue of second strike capability came up in the context of the conventional superiority enjoyed by India and the options for Pakistan.
And Ipswich dragged themselves level against League One North End on 76 minutes, after Garner's second strike, when David McGoldrick headed in a Carlos Edwards cross.
This second strike will be held on a Saturday evening when people may be relaxing at home or out visiting friends so we want the public to be extra vigilant over safety in the home and on the roads.
That initiative also would have reclassified some burglaries as nonviolent crimes and modified the roles for enhanced sentences that apply after the second strike.
This was the second strike in South Waziristan agency in the last few days and seventh in the Waziristan tribal region.
The second strike will take place on September 14 and 15 and again impact on the school unless a deal can be reached before then.
This was the second strike by US drone at the agency after Osama Bin Laden death in Abbottabad.
British regional airline bmi announced today that it has added 4,500 seats to its normal flight schedule at London Heathrow Airport in order to assist customers affected by the second strike of British Airways cabin crew from 27 to 30 March.
He added that the second strike took place after a brief interval in the same area.
WORKERS complaining about "deteriorating" working conditions have postponed a second strike in the hope of striking a deal.