Explicație strain în Dicționarul Englez Englez

strain

(strān )

substantiv
the act of singing
"with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates"

substantiv
an intense or violent exertion
substantiv
an effortful attempt to attain a goal
substantiv
a lineage or race of people
substantiv
pervading note of an utterance
"I could follow the general tenor of his argument"

substantiv
a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
"she was humming an air from Beethoven"

substantiv
a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
"he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"
"he created a new strain of sheep"

substantiv
(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
"a new strain of microorganisms"

substantiv
(physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
substantiv
injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse)
results in swelling and pain
substantiv
(psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress
"his responsibilities were a constant strain"
"the mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him"

substantiv
difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
"she endured the stresses and strains of life"
"he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"
- R.J.Samuelson
verb
make tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious

verb
alter the shape of (something) by stress
"His body was deformed by leprosy"

verb
to exert much effort or energy
"straining our ears to hear"

verb
use to the utmost
exert vigorously or to full capacity
"He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro"
"Don''t strain your mind too much"

verb
rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender
"puree the vegetables for the baby"

verb
remove by passing through a filter
"filter out the impurities"

verb
separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
"sift the flour"

verb
stretch or force to the limit
"strain the rope"

verb
test the limits of
"You are trying my patience!"




Antonime:
(verb) unwind, relax



Sinonime:
(substantiv) air, breed, form, line, melody, song, stock, stress, striving, tenor, tune, variant
(verb) deform, distort, extend, filter, filtrate, reach, sieve, sift, strive, tense, try