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Strain (IPA: /ˈstɹeɪn/)


Strain (n.)

Race; stock; generation; descent; family.

Strain (n.)

Hereditary character, quality, or disposition.

Strain (n.)

Rank; a sort.

Strain (a.)

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.

Strain (a.)

To act upon, in any way, so as to cause change of form or volume, as forces on a beam to bend it.

Strain (a.)

To exert to the utmost; to ply vigorously.

Strain (a.)

To stretch beyond its proper limit; to do violence to, in the matter of intent or meaning; as, to strain the law in order to convict an accused person.

Strain (a.)

To injure by drawing, stretching, or the exertion of force; as, the gale strained the timbers of the ship.

Strain (a.)

To injure in the muscles or joints by causing to make too strong an effort; to harm by overexertion; to sprain; as, to strain a horse by overloading; to strain the wrist; to strain a muscle.

Strain (a.)

To squeeze; to press closely.

Strain (a.)

To make uneasy or unnatural; to produce with apparent effort; to force; to constrain.

Strain (a.)

To urge with importunity; to press; as, to strain a petition or invitation.

Strain (a.)

To press, or cause to pass, through a strainer, as through a screen, a cloth, or some porous substance; to purify, or separate from extraneous or solid matter, by filtration; to filter; as, to strain milk through cloth.

Strain (v. i.)

To make violent efforts.

Strain (v. i.)

To percolate; to be filtered; as, water straining through a sandy soil.

Strain (n.)

The act of straining, or the state of being strained.

Strain (n.)

A violent effort; an excessive and hurtful exertion or tension, as of the muscles; as, he lifted the weight with a strain; the strain upon a ship's rigging in a gale; also, the hurt or injury resulting; a sprain.

Strain (n.)

A change of form or dimensions of a solid or liquid mass, produced by a stress.

Strain (n.)

A portion of music divided off by a double bar; a complete musical period or sentence; a movement, or any rounded subdivision of a movement.

Strain (n.)

Any sustained note or movement; a song; a distinct portion of an ode or other poem; also, the pervading note, or burden, of a song, poem, oration, book, etc.; theme; motive; manner; style; also, a course of action or conduct; as, he spoke in a noble strain; there was a strain of woe in his story; a strain of trickery appears in his career.

Strain (n.)

Turn; tendency; inborn disposition. Cf. 1st Strain.

Strain

Injury to a muscle in which the muscle fibers tear as a result of overstretching

Strain

Low-level taxonomic rank used at the intraspecific level (within a species)

Strain

Physical property of lengthening and shortening

Strain

Manga

Strain

Chemistry

Strain Synonyms

Stock, Breed

Strain Synonyms

Breed

Strain Synonyms

Var., Variant, Form

Strain Synonyms

Mental Strain, Nervous Strain

Strain Synonyms

Song

Strain Synonyms

Straining

Strain Synonyms

Stress

Strain Synonyms

Nisus, Pains, Striving

Strain Synonyms

Tenor

Strain Synonyms

Melody, Air, Melodic Phras, Melodic Line, Line, Tune

Strain Synonyms

Deform, Distort

Strain Synonyms

Extend

Strain Synonyms

Separate Out, Filtrate, Filter, Filter Out

Strain Synonyms

Puree

Strain Synonyms

Sift, Sieve Out, Sieve

Strain Synonyms

Strive, Reach

Strain Synonyms

Tense Up, Tense

Strain Synonyms

Tense

Strain Synonyms

Try, Stress

STRAIN (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Structural Analytical Interpreter

Strain Rhymes

Aine, Ayn, Bain, Baine, Bane, Bayne, Blain, Blaine, Blane, Blayne, Brain, Cain, Caine, Cane, Cayne, Chain, Cheyne, Crain, Craine, Crane, Crayne, Dain, Dane, Dayne, Deign, Drain, Draine, Drane, Duan, Duane, Dwayne, Fain, Fane, Fayne, Feign, Fein, Frain, Fraine, Frane, Frayn, Frayne, Frein, Freyne, Gain, Grain, Grein, Hahne, Hain, Hane, Hayn, Hayne, Heyn, Heyne, Jain, Jane, Jayne, Kain, Kaine, Kane, Kayne, Krain, Krane, Krein, Lain, Laine, Lane, Layne, Ln, Main, Maine, Mane, Mayne, Meyn, Paign, Pain, Paine, Pane, Payne, Plain, Plane, Quain, Rain, Raine, Rayne, Reign, Rein, Reine, Sain, Saine, Sane, Shain, Shaine, Shane, Shayne, Slain, Slaine, Slane, Spain, Splain, Splaine, Sprain, Stain, Strain, Swain, Swaine, Swayne, Thain, Thaine, Thane, Thayne, Train, Trane, Twain, Vain, Vane, Vein, Veyne, Vrain, Wain, Wane, Wayne, Zane

Abstain, Again, Ahlen, Alain, Alaine, Alane, Alayne, Allain, Amain, Arcane, Arraign, Attain, Bahrain, Beauchaine, Biscayne, Brattain, Buntain, Butane, Campaign, Champagne, Champaign, Champlain, Charlayne, Charmain, Charmaine, Chastain, Cocaine, Complain, Constrain, Contain, Costain, Courchaine, Dahrain, Decrane, Defrain, Delaine, Demain, Deschaine, Despain, Detain, Devane, Dewayne, Disdain, Domain, Domaine, Duchaine, Dufrane, Dumaine, Duquesne, Dushane, Duwayne, Elaine, Elane, Elayne, Explain, Fontaine, Fountaine, Galane, Germain, Germaine, Germane, Helane, Hossain, Humane, Hussain, Hussein, Iain, Inane, Ingrain, Insane, Jermaine, Jyishane, Kahane, Laraine, Lehane, Lennane, Lorain, Loraine, Lorraine, Maclaine, Maclean, Maintain, Mcbain, Mcbane, Mccain, Mccane, Mcclain, Mcclaine, Mcclane, Mcgrain, Mcgrane, Mcguane, Mckain, Mckane, Mclain, Mclane, Mclean, Mcquain, Mcshane, Mcswain, Mcwain, Morain, Moraine, Mundane, Mustain, Obtain, Ordain, Partain, Pertain, Profane, Refrain, Regain, Remain, Restrain, Retain, Retrain, Rogaine, Romain, Romaine, Ruane, Sartain, Serbaine, Spokane, Sustain, Sylvain, Terrain, Tirane, Torain, Tremaine, Tulane, Ukraine, Uptain, Urbain, Urbane, Yeargain

Aquitaine, Ascertain, Entertain, Inhumane, Lafountain, Lafountaine, Lamontagne, Overtrain, Preordain, St_germain, St_germaine

Legerdemain

Strain (Last Name / Surname)

Strain is the #3,999 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 8,883 people had that surname.

Strain (Sexual Terminology)

Gonorrhea

Spanish Translation

Strain in Spanish is Presion

Tagalog Translation

Strain in Tagalog is Bistayin

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A Court has no right to strain the law because it causes hardship." - John Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man who strains himself on the stage is bound, if he is any good, to strain all the people sitting in the stalls." - Bertolt Brecht

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And so no force, however great, Can strain a cord, however fine, Into a horizontal line That shall be absolutely straight." - Poetry

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel." - Difficulties

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Hugo deVries: I like being dead. It takes the strain out of living." - Inspector Morse (TV series)


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