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

 strik·er /ˈstraɪkɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strik·er n.
 1. One who, or that which, strikes; specifically, a blacksmith's helper who wields the sledge.
 2. A harpoon; also, a harpooner.
    Wherever we come to an anchor, we always send out our strikers, and put out hooks and lines overboard, to try fish.   --Dampier.
 3. A wencher; a lewd man. [Obs.]
 4. A workman who is on a strike.
 5. A blackmailer in politics; also, one whose political influence can be bought. [Political Cant]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a forward on a soccer team
      2: someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical
      3: an employee on strike against an employer
      4: someone who hits; "a hard hitter"; "a fine striker of the
         ball"; "blacksmiths are good hitters" [syn: hitter]
      5: the part of a mechanical device that strikes something