strain off

strain off

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  • strain off — phr verb Strain off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑liquid …   Collocations dictionary

  • strain — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 severe demand on strength, resources, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, enormous, great, heavy, real, severe, terrible, tremendous ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • strain — [[t]stre͟ɪn[/t]] ♦♦♦ strains, straining, strained 1) N VAR: oft under N, N on n If strain is put on an organization or system, it has to do more than it is able to do. The prison service is already under considerable strain... The vast expansion… …   English dictionary

  • Strain — Strain, n. 1. The act of straining, or the state of being strained. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) A violent effort; an excessive and hurtful exertion or tension, as of the muscles; as, he lifted the weight with a strain; the strain upon a ship …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strain — Synonyms and related words: Spenserian stanza, abrade, affectation, affiliation, agitation, aim, air, all overs, anacrusis, ancestry, angst, animal kingdom, animus, antistrophe, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Strain theory (sociology) — In criminology, the strain theory states that social structures within society may encourage citizens to commit crime. Following on the work of Émile Durkheim, Strain Theories have been advanced by Merton (1938), Cohen (1955), Cloward and Ohlin… …   Wikipedia

  • strain — strain1 strainingly, adv. strainless, adj. strainlessly, adv. /strayn/, v.t. 1. to draw tight or taut, esp. to the utmost tension; stretch to the full: to strain a rope. 2. to exert to the utmost: to strain one s ears to catch a sound. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • strain — I [[t]streɪn[/t]] v. t. 1) to draw tight; make taut: to strain a rope[/ex] 2) to exert to the utmost: to strain one s reach[/ex] 3) to injure (a muscle, tendon, etc.) by stretching or overexertion 4) to cause mechanical deformation in by stress… …   From formal English to slang

  • strain — I. /streɪn / (say strayn) verb (t) 1. to draw tight or taut; stretch, especially to the utmost tension: to strain a rope. 2. to exert to the utmost: to strain one s ears to catch a sound. 3. to impair, injure, or weaken by stretching or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Strain 121 — Taxobox color = darkgray name= Strain 121 domain = Archaea phylum = Euryarchaeota classis = Thermoprotei ordo = incertae sedis Strain 121 is a single celled microbe, of the domain Archaea. First discovered convert|200|mi|km off Puget Sound in a… …   Wikipedia

  • strain — English has two distinct words strain. The older, ‘line of ancestry’ [OE], denotes etymologically ‘something gained by accumulation’. It comes from the prehistoric base *streu ‘pile up’, which was related to Latin struere ‘build’ (source of… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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