1. strain - noun
· (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
2. strain - noun
· difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension; "she endured the stresses and strains of life"; "he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson
3. strain - noun
· a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
4. strain - noun
· (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress; "his responsibilities were a constant strain"; "the mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him"
5. strain - noun
· a special variety of domesticated animals within a species; "he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"; "he created a new strain of sheep"
6. strain - noun
· (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; "a new strain of microorganisms"
7. strain - noun
· injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
8. strain - noun
· the general meaning or substance of an utterance; "although I disagreed with him I could follow the tenor of his argument"
9. strain - noun
· an effortful attempt to attain a goal
10. strain - noun
· an intense or violent exertion
11. strain - noun
· the act of singing; "with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates"
12. strain - verb
· to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear"
13. strain - verb
· test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
14. strain - verb
· use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity; "He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro"; "Don't strain your mind too much"
15. strain - verb
· separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour"
16. strain - verb
· cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious; "he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up"
17. strain - verb
· become stretched or tense or taut; "the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed"; "the rope strained when the weight was attached"
18. strain - verb
· remove by passing through a filter; "filter out the impurities"
19. strain - verb
· rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender; "puree the vegetables for the baby"
20. strain - verb
· alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
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