Definisi 'strain'
English to English
noun
1 (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
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2 difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
Example:
• she endured the stresses and strains of life
• he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger
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3 a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
Example:
• she was humming an air from Beethoven
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4 (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress
Example:
• his responsibilities were a constant strain
• the mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him
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5 a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
Example:
• he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
• he created a new strain of sheep
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6 (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
Example:
• a new strain of microorganisms
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7 injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
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8 the general meaning or substance of an utterance
Example:
• although I disagreed with him I could follow the tenor of his argument
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9 an effortful attempt to attain a goal
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10 an intense or violent exertion
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11 the act of singing
Example:
• with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates
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12 Race; stock; generation; descent; family.
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13 The act of straining, or the state of being strained.
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14 A cultural subvariety that is only slightly differentiated.
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verb
15 to exert much effort or energy
Example:
• straining our ears to hear
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16 test the limits of
Example:
• You are trying my patience!
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17 use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
Example:
• He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro
• Don't strain your mind too much
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18 separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
Example:
• sift the flour
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19 cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
Example:
• he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up
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20 become stretched or tense or taut
Example:
• the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed;
• the rope strained when the weight was attached
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21 remove by passing through a filter
Example:
• filter out the impurities
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22 rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender
Example:
• puree the vegetables for the baby
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23 alter the shape of (something) by stress
Example:
• His body was deformed by leprosy
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24 To draw with force; to extend with great effort; to stretch; as, to strain a rope; to strain the shrouds of a ship; to strain the cords of a musical instrument.
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25 To make violent efforts.
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More Word(s)
tautness, tenseness, tension, tensity, deformation, sifting, pick over, sieve out, songster, sing, reach, strive, loosen up, make relaxed, relax, unlax, tense, tense up, biological science, biology, natural philosophy, physics, psychological science, cookery, vocal music, effort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat, meaning, music, animal group,

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