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Definition of Strained

Strained
Strained Strained, a. 1. Subjected to great or excessive tension; wrenched; weakened; as, strained relations between old friends. 2. Done or produced with straining or excessive effort; as, his wit was strained.
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.
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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 Strained 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)...
- Strained yogurt, Gr**** yogurt, yogurt cheese, sack yoghurt, labaneh or suzma yogurt (Gr****: στραγγιστό γιαούρτι, Arabic: لبنة‎ labnah, Turkish: süzme yoğurt)...
- he outlived his wife. Mary refused his request, and their marriage grew strained even though they conceived by October 1565. He was jealous of her friendship...
- power in Iraq. Bush began his second term with an emphasis on improving strained relations with European nations. He appointed long-time adviser Karen Hughes...
- hospital briefly to treat a minor irregularity. On January 19, 2009, Cheney strained his back "while moving boxes into his new house". As a consequence, he...
- template Infobox television episode is being considered for merging. › "Strained Relations" is an episode of the BBC sitcom, Only Fools and Horses. It was...
- on their using and sharing of drugs, and their friendship was further strained when Everett was outed in the autobiography of his ex-wife "Lady Lee",...
- Strained silicon is a layer of silicon in which the silicon atoms are stretched beyond their normal interatomic distance. This can be accomplished by putting...
- wealthwhich were contradicted by the Palace – and reports of affairs and strained marriages among her extended family. In March, her second son, Prince Andrew...
- continued throughout 1968. Relations between the United States and Iraq became strained following the overthrow of the Iraqi monarchy on July 14, 1958, which resulted...
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