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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

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- required, such as stretch, logarithmic strain, Green strain, and Almansi strain. The Cauchy strain or engineering strain is expressed as the ratio of total...
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- In biology, a strain is a genetic variant, a subtype or a culture within a biological species. Strains are often seen as inherently artificial concepts...
- A stress–strain curve for a material gives the relationship between stress and strain. It is obtained by gradually applying load to a test coupon and measuring...
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