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Strike may refer to:


Refusal to work or perform[edit]

  • Culture strike, refusal of artists or art institutions (arts organizations, festivals etc.) to respectively produce and show art
  • General strike, strike action by a critical mass of the labor force in a city, region or country
  • Hunger strike, participants fast as an act of political protest, or to provoke feelings of guilt in others
  • Prison strike, strike taking place inside a prison, involving either a hunger strike or a prison work strike
  • Rent strike, when a group of tenants en masse agrees to refuse to pay rent until a specific list of demands is met by the landlord
  • Strike action, also known as a walkout, a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to perform work
  • Student strike, occurs when students enrolled at a teaching institution such as a school, college or university refuse to go to class

Physical confrontation or removal[edit]

  • Strike (attack), attack with an inanimate object or a part of the human body intended to cause harm
  • Airstrike, military strike by air forces on either a suspected or a confirmed enemy ground position
  • Bird strike, collision between an airborne animal and a man-made vehicle, especially aircraft
  • Military strike, limited attack on a specified target
  • Striking the colors, to haul down a flag to indicate surrender
  • Strikethrough, typographical presentation of words with a horizontal line through the center of them
  • Utility strike, during an excavation accidentally hitting or damaging buried pipes or wires belonging to a public utility or other such services

Art, media, and entertainment[edit]

Entertainment companies[edit]

  • Strike Entertainment, film production company founded in 2002 by Marc Abraham and Thomas Bliss, associated with Universal Studios

Fictional entities[edit]

  • S.T.R.I.K.E., fictional, counterterrorism and intelligence agency in the Marvel Comics universe


  • Strike (1925 film), 1925 silent film made in the Soviet Union by Sergei Eisenstein
  • Strike!, a 1998 film
  • Strike (2006 film), Polish language film produced by a mainly German group, released in 2006 and directed by Volker Schlöndorff


  • Strike series, video games released during 1991–1997 by Electronic Arts


  • "Strikebreaker" (short story), science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov, first published in the January 1957 issue of The Original Science Fiction Stories




  • Strikes (album), third album by Southern rock band Blackfoot, released in 1979




  • "Strike the set" (theatrical), process in set construction of dismantling, storing or discarding the materials used


  • STRIKE!, a bi-monthly newspaper for politics, philosophy and art


  • Strike price, fixed price at which the owner of an option can purchase, in the case of a call, or sell, in the case of a put, the underlying security or commodity
  • "Strike" (eBay), arbitrary penalty marker used by sellers against buyers for alleged non-payment of items


Science and technology[edit]


See also[edit]