Definition of Strain. Meaning of Strain. Synonyms of Strain

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Definition of Strain

Strain
Strain Strain, n. (Hort.) A cultural subvariety that is only slightly differentiated.
Strain
Strain Strain, n. [See Strene.] 1. Race; stock; generation; descent; family. He is of a noble strain. --Shak. With animals and plants a cross between different varieties, or between individuals of the same variety but of another strain, gives vigor and fertility to the offspring. --Darwin. 2. Hereditary character, quality, or disposition. Intemperance and lust breed diseases, which, propogated, spoil the strain of nation. --Tillotson. 3. Rank; a sort. ``The common strain.' --Dryden.
Strain
Strain Strain (str[=a]n), v. i. 1. To make violent efforts. ``Straining with too weak a wing.' --Pope. To build his fortune I will strain a little. --Shak. 2. To percolate; to be filtered; as, water straining through a sandy soil.

Meaning of Strain from wikipedia

- Strain or strain may refer to: Strain (biology), variants of plants, viruses or bacteria; or an inbred animal used for experimental purposes Strain (chemistry)...
- The Strain is a 2009 vampire horror novel by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. It is the first installment in The Strain Trilogy, and was followed by...
- required, such as stretch, logarithmic strain, Green strain, and Almansi strain. The Cauchy strain or engineering strain is expressed as the ratio of total...
- The relationship between the stress (force per unit area) and strain (resulting compression/stretching, known as deformation) that a particular material...
- A strain gauge is a device used to measure strain on an object. Invented by Edward E. Simmons and Arthur C. Ruge in 1938, the most common type of strain...
- In biology, a strain is a low-level taxonomic rank used at the intraspecific level (within a species). Strains are often seen as inherently artificial...
- The Andromeda Strain is a 1969 techno-thriller novel by Michael Crichton do****enting the efforts of a team of scientists investigating the outbreak of...
- strain theory states that social structures within society may pressure citizens to commit crime. Following on the work of Émile Durkheim, strain theories...
- Julie Strain (born February 18, 1962) is an American actress and model who was Penthouse Pet of the Month in June 1991 and later chosen as the magazine's...
- The Strain is an American horror drama television series that premiered on FX on July 13, 2014. It was created by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, based...
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