Definitions of striking:
  • noun:   the act of contacting one thing with another
  • noun:   the physical coming together of two or more things
  • adjective:   sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
    Example: "His striking good looks always created a sensation"
  • adjective:   having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    Example: "A striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"

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