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Definition of Strain

Strain v. i. means: To percolate; to be filtered; as, water straining through a sandy soil.

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Strain v. i. means: To percolate; to be filtered; as, water straining through a sandy soil.

Meaning of Strain

Strain (v. i.) means: To percolate; to be filtered; as, water straining through a sandy soil.

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Strain (a.): 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.

Strain (a.): To injure in the muscles or joints by causing to make too strong an effort; to harm by overexertion; to sprain; as, to strain a horse by overloading; to strain the wrist; to strain a muscle.

Strain (n.): 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's rigging in a gale; also, the hurt or injury resulting; a sprain.

Strain (n.): Any sustained note or movement; a song; a distinct portion of an ode or other poem; also, the pervading note, or burden, of a song, poem, oration, book, etc.; theme; motive; manner; style; also, a course of action or conduct; as, he spoke in a noble strain; there was a strain of woe in his story; a strain of trickery appears in his career.

Dacapo (): From the beginning; a direction to return to, and end with, the first strain; -- indicated by the letters D. C. Also, the strain so repeated.

Strain (a.): To urge with importunity; to press; as, to strain a petition or invitation.

Strain (a.): To stretch beyond its proper limit; to do violence to, in the matter of intent or meaning; as, to strain the law in order to convict an accused person.

Strain (n.): Turn; tendency; inborn disposition. Cf. 1st Strain.

Roundelay (n.): A tune in which a simple strain is often repeated; a simple rural strain which is short and lively.

Strain (a.): To press, or cause to pass, through a strainer, as through a screen, a cloth, or some porous substance; to purify, or separate from extraneous or solid matter, by filtration; to filter; as, to strain milk through cloth.

Elutriate (v. t.): To wash or strain out so as to purify; as, to elutriate the blood as it passes through the lungs; to strain off or decant, as a powder which is separated from heavier particles by being drawn off with water; to cleanse, as by washing.

Prelude (v. t.): An introductory performance, preceding and preparing for the principal matter; a preliminary part, movement, strain, etc.; especially (Mus.), a strain introducing the theme or chief subject; a movement introductory to a fugue, yet independent; -- with recent composers often synonymous with overture.

Resiliency (n.): The mechanical work required to strain an elastic body, as a deflected beam, stretched spring, etc., to the elastic limit; also, the work performed by the body in recovering from such strain.

Straining (): a. & n. from Strain.

Strein (v. t.): To strain.

Strained (imp. & p. p.): of Strain

Straining (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Strain

Strain (n.): Rank; a sort.

Mot (n.): A note or brief strain on a bugle.

Overstrain (v. i.): To strain one's self to excess.

Siling (): a. & n. from Sile to strain.

Strain (a.): To squeeze; to press closely.

Strain (a.): To exert to the utmost; to ply vigorously.

Reach (v. i.): To strain after something; to make efforts.

Sile (v. t.): To strain, as fresh milk.

Strain (n.): The act of straining, or the state of being strained.

Strain (v. i.): To make violent efforts.

Unstrain (v. t.): To relieve from a strain; to relax.

Intend (v. t.): To strain; to make tense.

Upseek (v. i.): To seek or strain upward.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Strain

Meaning of STRAIN OFF

STRAIN OFF means: Strain off is slang for to urinate.

Meaning of STRUGGLE AND STRAIN

STRUGGLE AND STRAIN means: Struggle and strain is London Cockney rhyming slang for train.

Meaning of STRAIN THE GREENS

STRAIN THE GREENS means: Strain the greens is British slang for to urinate.

Meaning of STRAIN THE POTATOES

STRAIN THE POTATOES means: Strain the potatoes is Australian slang for to urinate.

Meaning of BS

BS means: Big Smile -or- Bull Sh** -or- Brain Strain

Meaning of Part

Part means: Break; e.g., the line parted under strain

Meaning of Bridele

Bridele means: A line or wire secured at both ends in order to distribute a strain between two points.

Meaning of SINSEMILLA, SENSIE

SINSEMILLA, SENSIE means: popular, potent, seedless, unpollinated female strain of marijuana

Meaning of Bag Drive

Bag Drive means: A remark to describe an extensive period of excessive activity marked by great levels of physical and mental strain.

Meaning of GLASS ARM

GLASS ARM means: Glass arm is baseball slang for a pitcher's arm that is highly prone to injury or strain.

Meaning of DURBAN POISON

DURBAN POISON means: Durban poison is slang for a particular strain of South African marijuana.

Meaning of Bowline

Bowline means: A knot use to form an eye or loop at the end of a rope. A knot with many uses, it is simple and strong, its loop will not slip, and it is easily untied after being exposed to a strain. also see Running Bowline.

Meaning of Purple Urple (a.k.a. Purple Haze)

Purple Urple (a.k.a. Purple Haze) means: n. A strong strain of sativa cannabis, usually containing leaves with a purplish tint or purple fibers.  "Yo, I got some bomb purple haze with me tonight; its gonna get us seriously faded." 

Meaning of bubble gum

bubble gum means: n. A strain (flavor) of marijuana that actually tastes like bubble gum, very expensive.  "You gone’ have to put 15 on this bubble gum or we ain’t getting’ high cause this weed is too high!"  2. n. another word for oral sex or vagina.  "Jessica got that good bubble gum dog, I’m a try to chew on that!" 

Meaning of purps, purple urple

purps, purple urple means: a term for a strong strain of marijuana that has purple leaves.  "JJ told me that he had some purple urple if I wanted to come by, but I told him that I'm off them grapes, I'm trying to clean my life up." 

Meaning of Parting Strop

Parting Strop means: Strop inserted between two hawsers, and weaker than the hawsers, so that strop, and not hawsers, will part with any excessive strain.

Meaning of Walk Back

Walk Back means: To pay out by keeping the line in hand and walking towards the direction of the strain. eg. "Walk back the Jackstay" means to loosen the jackstay by walking forward.

Meaning of Slippery Hitch

Slippery Hitch means: A bend or hitch used to attach a line to a ring or spar so that by pulling the end of the line, the hitch will come free. This is done by passing a bight of the line under the other part so that when strain is applied the bight is jammed. A pull on the end of the bight clears it.

Meaning of BASKET CASE

BASKET CASE means: Basket case is British slang for some one crazy or insane.Basket case is American and Canadian slang for a person who has had both arms and both legsamputated, or someone who is completely incapacitated or a person who is suffering from extremenervous strain; a nervous wreck.

Meaning of BALL AND CHAIN

BALL AND CHAIN means: Ball and chain is slang for a spouse, usually a wife.Ball and chain is London Cockney rhyming slang for strain.

Meaning of Strain

Strain means: 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.

Meaning of Strain

Strain means: To injure in the muscles or joints by causing to make too strong an effort; to harm by overexertion; to sprain; as, to strain a horse by overloading; to strain the wrist; to strain a muscle.

Meaning of Strain

Strain means: 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's rigging in a gale; also, the hurt or injury resulting; a sprain.

Meaning of Strain

Strain means: Any sustained note or movement; a song; a distinct portion of an ode or other poem; also, the pervading note, or burden, of a song, poem, oration, book, etc.; theme; motive; manner; style; also, a course of action or conduct; as, he spoke in a noble strain; there was a strain of woe in his story; a strain of trickery appears in his career.

Meaning of Dacapo

Dacapo means: From the beginning; a direction to return to, and end with, the first strain; -- indicated by the letters D. C. Also, the strain so repeated.

Meaning of Strain

Strain means: To urge with importunity; to press; as, to strain a petition or invitation.

Meaning of Strain

Strain means: To stretch beyond its proper limit; to do violence to, in the matter of intent or meaning; as, to strain the law in order to convict an accused person.

Meaning of Strain

Strain means: Turn; tendency; inborn disposition. Cf. 1st Strain.

Meaning of Roundelay

Roundelay means: A tune in which a simple strain is often repeated; a simple rural strain which is short and lively.

Meaning of Strain

Strain means: To press, or cause to pass, through a strainer, as through a screen, a cloth, or some porous substance; to purify, or separate from extraneous or solid matter, by filtration; to filter; as, to strain milk through cloth.

Meaning of Elutriate

Elutriate means: To wash or strain out so as to purify; as, to elutriate the blood as it passes through the lungs; to strain off or decant, as a powder which is separated from heavier particles by being drawn off with water; to cleanse, as by washing.

Meaning of Prelude

Prelude means: An introductory performance, preceding and preparing for the principal matter; a preliminary part, movement, strain, etc.; especially (Mus.), a strain introducing the theme or chief subject; a movement introductory to a fugue, yet independent; -- with recent composers often synonymous with overture.

Meaning of Resiliency

Resiliency means: The mechanical work required to strain an elastic body, as a deflected beam, stretched spring, etc., to the elastic limit; also, the work performed by the body in recovering from such strain.

Meaning of Straining

Straining means: a. & n. from Strain.

Meaning of Strein

Strein means: To strain.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Atlantal

Atlantal means: Relating to the atlas.

Meaning of Bipyramidal

Bipyramidal means: Consisting of two pyramids placed base to base; having a pyramid at each of the extremities of a prism, as in quartz crystals.

Meaning of Cast

Cast means: To turn the head of a vessel around from the wind in getting under weigh.

Meaning of Midway

Midway means: The middle of the way or distance; a middle way or course.

Meaning of Polishable

Polishable means: Capable of being polished.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of STOINKER

STOINKER means: Stoinker is British slang for a fat, smelly person.

Meaning of all mod cons

all mod cons means: Noun. All the fixtures and fittings necessary and expected - an abb. of all modern conveniences. {Informal}

Meaning of bad case of the tins

bad case of the tins means: A continual fear of being raped.

Meaning of From ends

From ends means: one who is “from the streets” or from our area, so knows what’s going on.

Meaning of mosh pit

mosh pit means: an area in front of the stage at a rock concert where people dance energetically, or "mosh"

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