striking

striking
adjective
auffallend; erstaunlich [Ähnlichkeit, Unterschied]; bemerkenswert [Idee]; schlagend [Beispiel]
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adjective (noticeable or impressive: She is tall and striking; She wears striking clothes.) auffallend
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strik·ing
[ˈstraɪkɪŋ]
adj
1. (unusual) bemerkenswert, auffallend
there's a \striking contrast between what he does and what he says he does es besteht ein himmelweiter Unterschied zwischen dem, was er macht, und dem, was er sagt, das er macht
there were \striking discrepancies between the suspect's story and evidence es gab nicht zu übersehende Diskrepanzen zwischen der Aussage des Verdächtigten und den Beweisen
the most \striking aspect of sth das Bemerkenswerteste an etw dat
\striking differences erhebliche [o gewaltige] Unterschiede
\striking example treffendes Beispiel
\striking feature herausragendes Merkmal
\striking resemblance verblüffende Ähnlichkeit
to bear a \striking resemblance to sb jdm verblüffend ähnlich sein
\striking parallels erstaunliche Parallelen
\striking personality beeindruckende Persönlichkeit
\striking result erstaunliches [o überraschendes] Ergebnis
\striking similarity verblüffende Ähnlichkeit
2. (good-looking) umwerfend
\striking beauty bemerkenswerte Schönheit
3. (close)
within \striking distance [of sth] in unmittelbarer Nähe [von etw dat]; (short distance) einen Katzensprung [von etw dat] entfernt
both sides believe they are within \striking distance of a lasting peace agreement beide Seiten glauben, eine dauerhafte Friedenslösung stehe unmittelbar bevor
to put sb within \striking distance of sth jdm etw zum Greifen nahe bringen
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['straIkɪŋ]
adj
1) (= arresting) contrast, colour, resemblance etc auffallend, bemerkenswert; difference verblüffend, erstaunlich; person bemerkenswert; looks umwerfend; appearance, beauty eindrucksvoll

a striking example of sth — ein hervorragendes Beispiel für etw

2) attr worker streikend
3) attr clock mit Schlagwerk

the striking clock keeps me awake — das Schlagen der Uhr lässt mich nicht schlafen

striking mechanism — Schlagwerk nt

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striking [ˈstraıkıŋ] adj (adv strikingly)
1. schlagend, Schlag…:
striking clock Schlaguhr f;
striking mechanism Schlagwerk n
2. fig
a) bemerkenswert, eindrucksvoll (Fortschritte etc)
b) überraschend, verblüffend:
striking resemblance frappierende Ähnlichkeit
c) treffend (Beispiel etc)
3. WIRTSCH streikend
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adjective
auffallend; erstaunlich [Ähnlichkeit, Unterschied]; bemerkenswert [Idee]; schlagend [Beispiel]
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adj.
anschlagend adj.
auffallend adj.
eindrucksvoll adj.
eklatant adj.
markant adj.
offenkundig adj.
schlagend adj.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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