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We found 25 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word straining:
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General dictionaries General (20 matching dictionaries)
  1. straining: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. straining: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  3. straining: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  4. Straining, straining: Wordnik [home, info]
  5. straining: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  6. straining: Wiktionary [home, info]
  7. straining: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  8. straining: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  9. straining: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  10. Straining: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  11. Straining: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  12. straining: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  13. straining: Rhymezone [home, info]
  14. Straining: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  15. straining: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  16. straining: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  17. straining: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  18. straining: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  19. straining: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  20. Straining: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

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

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

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. straining: Medical dictionary [home, info]

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

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. straining: Urban Dictionary [home, info]


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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Phrases that include straining:   straining beam, straining arches, straining the greens

Words similar to straining:   arduous, distortion, overrefinement, strain, strenuous, stress, torture, twisting, more...


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