a refusal to work organized by a body of employees as a form of protest, typically in an attempt to gain a concession or concessions from their employer.
dockers voted for an all-out strike
a sudden attack, typically a military one.
the threat of nuclear strikes
a discovery of gold, minerals, or oil by drilling or mining.
the Lena goldfields strike of 1912
a pitch that is counted against the batter, in particular one that the batter swings at and misses, or that passes through the strike zone without the batter swinging, or that the batter hits foul (unless two strikes have already been called). A batter accumulating three strikes is out.
By the time the batter swung, strike three was already in the catcher's mitt.
the horizontal or compass direction of a stratum, fault, or other geological feature.
Incremental changes in the strike of some of the folds occur across these right-lateral faults, with more east-west orientations to the east.