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General dictionaries General (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. strains: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. strains: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. strains: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. strains: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. Strain's, Strains, strain's, strains: Wordnik [home, info]
  6. strains: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Strains, strains: Wiktionary [home, info]
  8. strains: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  9. strains: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  10. strains: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. strains: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. strains: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Strains: Merck Manuals [home, info]
  2. Strains: MEDLINE plus Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia [home, info]
  3. strains: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  4. Strains: University of Maryland Glossary of Medical Terms [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. strains: Idioms [home, info]

(Note: See straining for more definitions.)

Quick definitions from WordNet (straining)

noun:  an intense or violent exertion
noun:  the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
adjective:  taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance ("His final, straining burst of speed")

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