Straight may refer to:
- Straight (poker), a poker hand containing five cards in sequential ranked order
- Straight, or straights, used to describe individuals with mainstream points of view and appearance.
- Straight, slang for heterosexual
- Straight, an alternate name for the cross punch
- Straight, the second autobiography by British artist Boy George
- Straight, a member of the straight edge subculture
- Straight Records, a record label formed in 1969
- Straight, Inc., a now-defunct U.S. drug rehabilitation program for adolescents
- Straight whiskey, pure whiskey distilled at no higher than 80% alcohol content that has been aged at least two years
- Straightedge, a drawing or cutting tool
- Straight-acting, an LGBT person who does not exhibit the appearance or mannerisms of the gay stereotype
- Straight (racing), a section of a race track
- Straight (Tobias Regner album), the first album by German singer Tobias Regner
- Straight (2007 film), a 2007 German film by Nicolas Flessa
- Straight (2009 film), a 2009 Bollywood film starring Vinay Pathak
- Straight man (stock character), a stock character
Other articles related to "straight":
... A straight wheel that tapers outward towards the center of the wheel ... This arrangement is stronger than straight wheels and can accept higher lateral loads ... Tapered face straight wheel is primarily used for grinding thread, gear teeth etc ...
... The straight knee (also known as a front knee) is a typical knee strike, and involves thrusting the front of the knee into the head or body of an opponent ... The straight knee can be applied from a stand-up position both when the combatants are separated, or when they are clinching ...
... which states that waves propagate (move or spread out) in straight lines ... a rock hitting a pond) the individual waves are moving in straight lines ... This proves that waves travel in straight lines and this helps to explain how humans see things, among other uses ...
Famous quotes containing the word straight:
“You should look straight at a film; thats the only way to see one. Film is not the art of scholars but of illiterates.”
—Werner Herzog (b. 1942)
“The butterflys attractiveness derives not only from colors and symmetry: deeper motives contribute to it. We would not think them so beautiful if they did not fly, or if they flew straight and briskly like bees, or if they stung, or above all if they did not enact the perturbing mystery of metamorphosis: the latter assumes in our eyes the value of a badly decoded message, a symbol, a sign.”
—Primo Levi (19191987)
“I feel perfectly miserable with 19 hairpins all sticking straight into my head. But, dear me, let us be elegant or die!”
—Victor Heerman (18931977)