English - Vietnamese Dictionary
striking /'straikiɳ/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- nổi bật, gây ấn tượng sâu sắc, đập vào mắt
- striking contrast: sự tương phản nổi bật
+the physical coming together of two or more things
+the act of contacting one thing with another
+sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
+having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
+a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
+an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
+(baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders
+a gentle blow
+a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball
+a conspicuous success
+hit against; come into sudden contact with
+deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
+have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
+make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
+indicate (a certain time) by striking
+affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
+stop work in order to press demands
+touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
+produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically
+cause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp
+produce by ignition or a blow
+remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
+cause to experience suddenly
+drive something violently into a location
+occupy or take on
+form by stamping, punching, or printing
+smooth with a strickle
+pierce with force
+arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing
Advanced English Dictionary
remarkable, astounding, astonishing, amazing, wondrous, awe-inspiring, awesome, stunning, impressive, imposing, fabulous, out of the ordinary, unusual, rare, exceptional, marvellous, extraordinary, magnificent, superb, splendid, stupendous, Colloq great, smashing, Slang old-fashioned Brit ripping, ripsnorting, top-hole, topping:
I met the most striking girl at the golf club.
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 interesting and unusual enough to attract attention
a striking feature / example + She bears a striking resemblance to her older sister. + In striking contrast to their brothers, the girls were both intelligent and charming.
2 very attractive, often in an unusual way
striking good looks + She was undoubtedly a very striking young woman.
strikingly adverb: The two polls produced strikingly different results. + She is strikingly beautiful.
That hat looks very striking.
especially, extremely, particularly, very | quite
She was tall and quite striking.
What is immediately striking is how resourceful the children are.
The picture was striking in its simplicity.
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