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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 strad·dle /ˈstrædḷ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strad·dle v. i. [imp. & p. p. Straddled p. pr. & vb. n. Straddling ]
 1. To part the legs wide; to stand or to walk with the legs far apart.
 2. To stand with the ends staggered; -- said of the spokes of a wagon wheel where they join the hub.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strad·dle, v. t. To place one leg on one side and the other on the other side of; to stand or sit astride of; as, to straddle a fence or a horse.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strad·dle, n.
 1. The act of standing, sitting, or walking, with the feet far apart.
 2. The position, or the distance between the feet, of one who straddles; as, a wide straddle.
 3. A stock option giving the holder the double privilege of a “put” and a “call,” i. e., securing to the buyer of the option the right either to demand of the seller at a certain price, within a certain time, certain securities, or to require him to take at the same price, and within the same time, the same securities. [Broker's Cant]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a noncommittal or equivocal position
      2: a gymnastic exercise performed with the legs straddling the
         parallel bars
      3: the act of sitting or standing astride [syn: span]
      4: the option to buy or sell a given stock (or stock index or
         commodity future) at a given price before a given date;
         consists of an equal number of put and call options
      v 1: sit or stand astride of
      2: range or extend over; occupy a certain area; "The plants
         straddle the entire state" [syn: range]
      3: be noncommittal [ant: side]