surgical strike

Definition of surgical strike

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to surgeons or surgery

    :  used in or in connection with surgery

    :  following or resulting from surgery

  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

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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