strike on/upon

Definition of strike on/upon

  1. :  to find or discover (something) especially suddenly He struck on an idea for his novel. They struck upon a salt mine.

Word by Word Definitions

strikeplay
  1. :  to take a course :  go

    :  to aim and usually deliver a blow, stroke, or thrust (as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool)

    :  to arrive with detrimental effect

  1. :  a tool for smoothing a surface (as of a mold)

    :  an act or instance of striking

    :  a work stoppage by a body of workers to enforce compliance with demands made on an employer

uponplay
  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon


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