Synonyms and Antonyms for strain

2. strain (n.)

(physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces

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4. strain (v.)

use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity

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5. strain (v.)

test the limits of

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6. strain (n.)

difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension

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7. strain (n.)

a special variety of domesticated animals within a species

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8. strain (n.)

(psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress

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9. strain (v.)

separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements

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10. strain (n.)

(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups

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