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Definition of "stokes" [stokes]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stoke. (verb)
  • A unit of kinematic viscosity in the CGS system of units. 1 stokes = 1 cm²/s (noun)

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Use "stokes" in a sentence
  • "The only thing this stokes is anger, and anger is no substitute for ideas or policy."
  • "Now the gurney drill, using a device called a stokes litter."
  • "We understand firefighters just a short time ago lowered what is called a stokes basket with a flat board on it to rescue one -- there is the picture from just moments ago -- to rescue one of the people inside that vehicle."