karate definition

  • noun:
    • A Japanese art of self-defense for which razor-sharp hits and kicks are administered to pressure-sensitive points in the human body of an opponent.
    • An Okinawan style involving mostly punching and kicking, but additionally, advanced level throws, arm pubs, grappling and all sorts of way of battling.
    • a traditional Japanese system of unarmed combat; razor-sharp blows and kicks get to pressure-sensitive things in the human body associated with the opponent.
    • a traditional Japanese system of unarmed combat; sharp blows and kicks are given to pressure-sensitive points on the body of the opponent

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