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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
  • 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
  • Culture strike, refusal of artists or art institutions (arts organizations, festivals etc.) to respectively produce and show art
  • Hunger strike, participants fast as an act of political protest, or to provoke feelings of guilt in others
  • General strike, strike action by a critical mass of the total labor force in a city, region or country
  • Postal strike (disambiguation), an industrial dispute by postal workers
  • 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, 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 (1912 film), a lost 1912 Australian film
  • Strike (1925 film), a 1925 silent film made in the Soviet Union by Sergei Eisenstein
  • Strike! (1998 film), a 1998 Canadian-American comedy film written and directed by Sarah Kernochan
  • Strike (2006 film), a 2006 Polish-language film directed by Volker Schlöndorff
  • Strike a Pose (2016), a Belgian-Dutch documentary film about the lives and careers of Madonna's dancers over 20 years after the Blonde Ambition World Tour





Video games[edit]

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

Other uses[edit]

  • Strike (estate agent), an online estate agent in the UK
  • <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

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