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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Strained (0.01069 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to Strained.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: strain ketegangan
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: strained berat-berat, kencang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: strained strained adj 1: lacking natural ease; “a labored style of debating” [syn: labored, laboured] 2: under great stress; “her voice was strained as she asked the question” 3: lacking spontaneity; not natural; “a constrained smile”; “forced heartiness”; “a strained smile” [syn: constrained, forced] 4: struggling for effect; “agonistic poses” [syn: agonistic]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Strained Strain \Strain\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Strained; p. pr. & vb. n. Straining.] [OF. estraindre, estreindre, F. ['e]treindre, L. stringere to draw or bind tight; probably akin to Gr. ? a halter, ? that which is squeezwd out, a drop, or perhaps to E. strike. Cf. Strangle, Strike, Constrain, District, Strait, a. Stress, Strict, Stringent.] 1. To draw with force; to extend with great effort; to stretch; as, to strain a rope; to strain the shrouds of a ship; to strain the cords of a musical instrument. “To strain his fetters with a stricter care.” --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mech.) To act upon, in any way, so as to cause change of form or volume, as forces on a beam to bend it. [1913 Webster] 3. To exert to the utmost; to ply vigorously. [1913 Webster] He sweats, Strains his young nerves. --Shak. [1913 Webster] They strain their warbling throats To welcome in the spring. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To stretch beyond its proper limit; to do violence to, in the matter of intent or meaning; as, to strain the law in order to convict an accused person. [1913 Webster] There can be no other meaning in this expression, however some may pretend to strain it. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 5. To injure by drawing, stretching, or the exertion of force; as, the gale strained the timbers of the ship. [1913 Webster] 6. To injure in the muscles or joints by causing to make too strong an effort; to harm by overexertion; to sprain; as, to strain a horse by overloading; to strain the wrist; to strain a muscle. [1913 Webster] Prudes decayed about may track, Strain their necks with looking back. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 7. To squeeze; to press closely. [1913 Webster] Evander with a close embrace Strained his departing friend. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 8. To make uneasy or unnatural; to produce with apparent effort; to force; to constrain. [1913 Webster] He talks and plays with Fatima, but his mirth Is forced and strained. --Denham. [1913 Webster] The quality of mercy is not strained. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 9. To urge with importunity; to press; as, to strain a petition or invitation. [1913 Webster] Note, if your lady strain his entertainment. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 10. To press, or cause to pass, through a strainer, as through a screen, a cloth, or some porous substance; to purify, or separate from extraneous or solid matter, by filtration; to filter; as, to strain milk through cloth. [1913 Webster] To strain a point, to make a special effort; especially, to do a degree of violence to some principle or to one's own feelings. To strain courtesy, to go beyond what courtesy requires; to insist somewhat too much upon the precedence of others; -- often used ironically. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Strained \Strained\, a. 1. Subjected to great or excessive tension; wrenched; weakened; as, strained relations between old friends. [1913 Webster] 2. Done or produced with straining or excessive effort; as, his wit was strained. [1913 Webster]

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