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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. stress: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. STRESS, stress, stress: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. STRESS, stress: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. -stress, stress: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. stress: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. stress, stress: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Stress, stress: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. stress: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. stress: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. -stress, stress: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. stress: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. stress: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. -stress, stress: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. stress (n.), stress (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. stress: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. stress: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. STRESS (police unit), Stress (Brazil band), Stress (Brazilian band), Stress (Daddy Freddy album), Stress (Justice song), Stress (Neo-Psychedelic band), Stress (Stress album), Stress (biological), Stress (biology), Stress (card game), Stress (disambiguation), Stress (journal), Stress (language), Stress (linguistics), Stress (mechanics), Stress (medicine), Stress (physics), Stress (physiology), Stress (pop rock band), Stress (psychological), Stress (psychology), Stress (record producer), Stress, The Stress: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Stress: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. stress: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. stress: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. stress, stress, stress (de): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. stress: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Stress: Encarta® Online Encyclopedia, North American Edition [home, info]
  24. stress: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. stress: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. stress: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. stress: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. stress: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. STRESS: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. stress: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  31. stress(e): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. stress: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. stress: Linguistic Glossary [home, info]
  3. Stress: Lexicon of Linguistics [home, info]
  4. STRESS: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Stress: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  2. Stress (disambiguation), stress: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. stress: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. STRESS: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. STRESS: BABEL: Computer Oriented Abbreviations and Acronyms [home, info]
  3. Stress (disambiguation), Stress (linguistics), Stress (physics), stress: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (11 matching dictionaries)
  1. Stress: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Stress: Reactive Attachment Disorder [home, info]
  3. Stress: Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Stress: Merck Manuals [home, info]
  5. STRESS, stress: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  6. Stress: KidsHealth Glossary of Medical Words [home, info]
  7. stress: Dictionary of Cancer Terms [home, info]
  8. Stress (disambiguation), Stress (medicine), Stress (physics), stress: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  9. Stress: University of Maryland Glossary of Medical Terms [home, info]
  10. Stress: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  11. stress: Hyperdictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Stress: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. STRESS: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. stress: A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education [home, info]
  4. STRESS: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  5. stress: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. stress: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. stress: Earthquake Image Glossary [home, info]
  3. Stress: Eric Weisstein's World of Physics [home, info]
  4. Stress: Extragalactic Astronomy [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Stress: Totally Unofficial Rap [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. STRESS: Metal Terminology [home, info]
  2. Stress: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. Stress: A to Z of Terms related to the Thermal Spray Process and Surface Engineering [home, info]
  4. STRESS: Glossary of Composite Terms [home, info]
  5. stress: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  6. stress: Canadian Soil Information System [home, info]
  7. Stress: PUMP AND SEAL TERMS [home, info]
  8. stress: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (stress)

noun:  the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) ("He put the stress on the wrong syllable")
noun:  (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body ("The intensity of stress is expressed in units of force divided by units of area")
noun:  difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension ("She endured the stresses and strains of life")
noun:  special emphasis attached to something ("The stress was more on accuracy than on speed")
noun:  (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense ("Stress is a vasoconstrictor")
verb:  put stress on; utter with an accent
verb:  to stress, single out as important
verb:  test the limits of

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