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strain meaning

EN[stɹeɪ̯n]
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WStrain
  • Strain may refer to: Strain (biology), variants of plants, viruses or bacteria; or an inbred animal used for experimental purposes Strain (chemistry), a chemical stress of a molecule Deformation (mechanics), Strain (injury), an injury to a muscle in which the muscle fibers tear as a result of over-stretching

Meaning of strain for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "strain" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a control verb, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Control verbs
            • Intransitive verbs
              • Transitive verbs
            Difficultness: Level 1
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            Definiteness: Level 9
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            Definite    ➨     Versatile
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