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Meaning of word strain from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

strain   noun

Meaning : (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces.

Meaning : Difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension.

Example : She endured the stresses and strains of life.
He presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger.

Synonyms : stress

Meaning : A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence.

Example : She was humming an air from Beethoven.

Synonyms : air, line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, tune

Meaning : (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress.

Example : His responsibilities were a constant strain.
The mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him.

Synonyms : mental strain, nervous strain

Meaning : A special variety of domesticated animals within a species.

Example : He experimented on a particular breed of white rats.
He created a new strain of sheep.

Synonyms : breed, stock

किसी जाति के पालतू पशुओं की एक विशेष प्रजाति।

उसने एक अच्छी नस्ल का कुत्ता पाला है।
नसल, नस्ल

Meaning : (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups.

Example : A new strain of microorganisms.

Synonyms : form, var., variant

Meaning : Injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse). Results in swelling and pain.

Meaning : The general meaning or substance of an utterance.

Example : Although I disagreed with him I could follow the tenor of his argument.

Synonyms : tenor

Meaning : An effortful attempt to attain a goal.

Synonyms : nisus, pains, striving

Meaning : An intense or violent exertion.

Synonyms : straining

Meaning : The act of singing.

Example : With a shout and a song they marched up to the gates.

Synonyms : song

strain   verb

Meaning : To exert much effort or energy.

Example : Straining our ears to hear.

Synonyms : reach, strive

Meaning : Test the limits of.

Example : You are trying my patience!.

Synonyms : stress, try

Meaning : Use to the utmost. Exert vigorously or to full capacity.

Example : He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro.
Don't strain your mind too much.

Synonyms : extend

Meaning : Separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements.

Example : Sift the flour.

Synonyms : sieve, sift

किसी चूर्ण या तरल पदार्थ का कपड़े आदि में से इस प्रकार गिरना कि मैल या सीठी ऊपर रह जाए।

होली के दिन जगह-जगह भाँग छनती है।

चूर्ण या दानों को महीन कपड़े या चलनी आदि से पार निकालना जिससे उसका कूड़ा-करकट या मोटा अंश ऊपर रह जाए।

आटा गूँथने से पहले उसे छानो।
दादी गेहूँ चाल रही है।
चालना, छानना, छालना

तरल पदार्थ को किसी महीन कपड़े या छन्नी आदि से निकालना ताकि कचरा आदि ऊपर रह जाए।

माँ छननी से चाय छान रही है।
छनाई करना, छानना

Meaning : Cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious.

Example : He got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up.

Synonyms : tense, tense up

Cause to feel relaxed.

A hot bath always relaxes me.
loosen up, make relaxed, relax, unlax, unstrain, unwind

Meaning : Become stretched or tense or taut.

Example : The bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed.
The rope strained when the weight was attached.

Synonyms : tense

Meaning : Remove by passing through a filter.

Example : Filter out the impurities.

Synonyms : filter, filter out, filtrate, separate out

तरल पदार्थ के स्थिर होने पर उसमें घुली हुई चीज़ या मैल आदि का नीचे बैठना।

मछुआरे के निकलते ही तालाब का पानी निथरने लगा।
थिरना, निथरना

Meaning : Rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender.

Example : Puree the vegetables for the baby.

Synonyms : puree

Meaning : Alter the shape of (something) by stress.

Example : His body was deformed by leprosy.

Synonyms : deform, distort


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