dead-stroke definition

  • adjective:
    • Making a stroke without recoil; deadbeat.
    • Making a stroke without recoil; deadbeat.
  • others:
    • Delivering a blow without recoil: as, a dead-stroke hammer. See drop-press.
  • noun:
    • A stroke in energy hammers (like in those driven by vapor or by belts) when the hammer-head just isn't immediately withdrawn after striking together with blow is inelastic in effect and is not obtained on any cushioning unit.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "dead-stroke"
    • On execution days at Northampton, numbers…
    • View More
  • Synonym for "dead-stroke"
  • Urban Dictionary for "dead-stroke"
    • (i) Making a stroke without recoil;…
    • View More
67 votes

How would you define dead-stroke?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!