Definisi 'strain'

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noun
1 (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces Terjemahkan
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2 difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension Terjemahkan
Example:
she endured the stresses and strains of life
he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger
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3 a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence Terjemahkan
Example:
she was humming an air from Beethoven
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4 (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress Terjemahkan
Example:
his responsibilities were a constant strain
the mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him
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5 a special variety of domesticated animals within a species Terjemahkan
Example:
he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
he created a new strain of sheep
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6 (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups Terjemahkan
Example:
a new strain of microorganisms
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7 injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain Terjemahkan
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8 the general meaning or substance of an utterance Terjemahkan
Example:
although I disagreed with him I could follow the tenor of his argument
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9 an effortful attempt to attain a goal Terjemahkan
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10 an intense or violent exertion Terjemahkan
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11 the act of singing Terjemahkan
Example:
with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates
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12 Race; stock; generation; descent; family. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
13 The act of straining, or the state of being strained. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
14 A cultural subvariety that is only slightly differentiated. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
verb
15 to exert much effort or energy Terjemahkan
Example:
straining our ears to hear
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16 test the limits of Terjemahkan
Example:
You are trying my patience!
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17 use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity Terjemahkan
Example:
He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro
Don't strain your mind too much
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18 separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements Terjemahkan
Example:
sift the flour
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19 cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious Terjemahkan
Example:
he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up
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20 become stretched or tense or taut Terjemahkan
Example:
the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed;
the rope strained when the weight was attached
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21 remove by passing through a filter Terjemahkan
Example:
filter out the impurities
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22 rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender Terjemahkan
Example:
puree the vegetables for the baby
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23 alter the shape of (something) by stress Terjemahkan
Example:
His body was deformed by leprosy
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24 To draw with force; to extend with great effort; to stretch; as, to strain a rope; to strain the shrouds of a ship; to strain the cords of a musical instrument. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
25 To make violent efforts. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
tautness, tenseness, tension, tensity, deformation, sifting, pick over, sieve out, songster, sing, reach, strive, loosen up, make relaxed, relax, unlax, tense, tense up, biological science, biology, natural philosophy, physics, psychological science, cookery, vocal music, effort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat, meaning, music, animal group,

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