Definition of Strains. Meaning of Strains. Synonyms of Strains

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Definition of Strains

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 Strains from wikipedia

- Strain may refer to: Strain (biology), variants of plants, viruses or bacteria; or an inbred animal used for experimental purposes Strain (chemistry)...
- scorns the truce between the six others and intends to eliminate their strains and subjugate the entire human race. By the time of his arrival in New...
- tensor. Hence strains are dimensionless and are usually expressed as a decimal fraction, a percentage or in parts-per notation. Strains measure how much...
- than the sativa plants. Indica strains tend to have wide, short leaves with short wide blades, whereas sativa strains have long leaves with thin long...
- microbiology where strains are derived from a single cell colony and are typically quarantined by the physical constraints of a Petri dish. Strains are also commonly...
- transgenic experiments. One of the key strengths of using inbred strains as a model is that strains are readily available for whatever study one is performing...
- Strains commonly result in a partial or complete tear of a tendon or muscle, or they can be severe in the form of a complete tendon rupture. Strains most...
- Other common strains are the Sprague Dawley, Fischer 344, Holtzman albino strains, Long–Evans, and Lister black hooded rats. Inbred strains are also available...
- by those who were infected with other strains, meaning antibody treatment against people infected with strains carrying such mutation would be less effective...
- classified as E. coli strains, a phenomenon termed taxa in disguise. Similarly, other strains of E. coli (e.g. the K-12 strain commonly used in recombinant...