20 Definitions of Strain

The definition of strain, the meaning of the word Strain:

Is strain a scrabble word? Yes!

  • n. - (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • n. - Difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
  • n. - A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
  • n. - (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress
  • n. - A special variety of domesticated animals within a species
  • n. - (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
  • n. - Injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
  • n. - The general meaning or substance of an utterance
  • n. - An effortful attempt to attain a goal
  • n. - An intense or violent exertion
  • n. - The act of singing
  • v. - To exert much effort or energy
  • v. - Test the limits of
  • v. - Use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
  • v. - Separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
  • v. - Cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
  • v. - Become stretched or tense or taut
  • v. - Remove by passing through a filter
  • v. - Rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender
  • v. - Alter the shape of (something) by stress

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Strain is worth 6 points in Scrabble, and 7 points in Words with Friends

There are 6 letters in strain: A I N R S T

3 Anagrams of Strain

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92 words found using the letters in "Strain"

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