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According to WordNet, the noun "strain" has 11 sense(s).

107028373 a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven".

114410089 difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension; "she endured the stresses and strains of life"; "he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson.

105922450 the general meaning or substance of an utterance; "although I disagreed with him I could follow the tenor of his argument".

114375890 (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress; "his responsibilities were a constant strain"; "the mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him".

108111157 (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; "a new strain of microorganisms".

100546389 the act of singing; "with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates".

108101410 a special variety of domesticated animals within a species; "he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"; "he created a new strain of sheep".

114298102 injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain.

100624553 an intense or violent exertion.

111515325 (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces.

100788766 an effortful attempt to attain a goal.


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