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Strike may refer to:


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
  • Bridge strike, collision of an over-height vehicle to a bridge.
  • 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
  • YouTube copyright strike, a copyright policing practice used by YouTube

Refusal to work or perform[edit]

  • Capital strike, refusal to invest in an economy
  • Hunger strike, participants fast as an act of political protest, or to provoke feelings of guilt in others
  • 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
  • Sex strike, refusal to engage in sexual activity to challenge a societal dispute
  • Strike action, 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

Science and technology[edit]


Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]




  • Strike (TV series), a BBC series based on the Cormoran Strike detective book series
  • "The Strike" (Seinfeld), 166th episode of the NBC sitcom; it aired in December 1997
  • "The Strike", 1988 episode of The Comic Strip Presents
  • The Strike, an 1989 episode of the American children's comedy science fiction sitcom Small Wonder

Video games[edit]

  • Strike (video game series), video games released during 1991–1997 by Electronic Arts
  • Strikes, cooperative multiplayer modes in the video game Destiny, similar to a military strike

Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Strike, the Japanese name for the Pokémon Scyther
  • S.T.R.I.K.E., fictional counter-terrorism and intelligence agency in the Marvel Comics universe
  • Strike Entertainment, film production company founded in 2002 by Marc Abraham and Thomas Bliss, associated with Universal Studios
  • Kamen Rider Strike, a Kamen Rider Dragon Knight character

Other uses[edit]

  • <strike>, the HTML tag
  • 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

See also[edit]