surgical strike

Definition of surgical strike

:a carefully planned military attack that does not damage the surrounding area

Word by Word Definitions

surgical play
  1. : of or relating to surgeons or surgery

  2. : used in or in connection with surgery

  3. : following or resulting from surgery

strike play
  1. : to take a course : go

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

  3. : to arrive with detrimental effect

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

  2. : an act or instance of striking

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


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