Associations to the word «Stride»


STRIDE, verb. (intransitive) To walk with long steps.
STRIDE, verb. To stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle.
STRIDE, verb. To pass over at a step; to step over.
STRIDE, verb. To straddle; to bestride.
STRIDE, noun. A long step.
STRIDE, noun. (computing) The number of memory locations between successive elements in an array, pixels in a bitmap, etc.
STRIDE, noun. (music genre) A jazz piano style of the 1920s and 1930s. The left hand characteristically plays a four-beat pulse with a single bass note, octave, seventh or tenth interval on the first and third beats, and a chord on the second and fourth beats.
STRIDE BASS, noun. (music) A musical device with leaping between the bass and harmony notes in the left hand part of a piano accompaniment.
STRIDE PIANO, noun. (music) A style of piano playing in which the left hand plays a four-beat harmony involving large intervals

Dictionary definition

STRIDE, noun. A step in walking or running.
STRIDE, noun. The distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig".
STRIDE, noun. Significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides"); "they made big strides in productivity".
STRIDE, verb. Walk with long steps; "He strode confidently across the hall".
STRIDE, verb. Cover or traverse by taking long steps; "She strode several miles towards the woods".

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