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strain gauge


      n   a device for measuring strain in a machine or other structure, usually consisting of a metal filament that is attached to it and receives the same strain. The strain can be measured by the change in the electrical properties of the filament  
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strain          [1]  
1    to draw or be drawn taut; stretch tight  
2    to exert, tax, or use (resources) to the utmost extent  
3    to injure or damage or be injured or damaged by overexertion  
he strained himself     
4    to deform or be deformed as a result of a stress  
5    intr   to make intense or violent efforts; strive  
6    to subject or be subjected to mental tension or stress  
7    to pour or pass (a substance) or (of a substance) to be poured or passed through a sieve, filter, or strainer  
8    tr   to draw off or remove (one part of a substance or mixture from another) by or as if by filtering  
9    tr   to clasp tightly; hug  
10    tr  
Obsolete   to force or constrain  
11    intr; foll by: at  
a    to push, pull, or work with violent exertion (upon)  
b    to strive (for)  
c    to balk or scruple (from)  
12    the act or an instance of straining  
13    the damage resulting from excessive exertion  
14    an intense physical or mental effort  
15      (Music)   often pl   a theme, melody, or tune  
16    a great demand on the emotions, resources, etc.  
17    a feeling of tension and tiredness resulting from overwork, worry, etc.; stress  
18    a particular style or recurring theme in speech or writing  
19      (Physics)   the change in dimension of a body under load expressed as the ratio of the total deflection or change in dimension to the original unloaded dimension. It may be a ratio of lengths, areas, or volumes  
     (C13: from Old French estreindre to press together, from Latin stringere to bind tightly)  

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1    distend, draw tight, extend, stretch, tauten, tighten  
2    drive, exert, fatigue, injure, overexert, overtax, overwork, pull, push to the limit, sprain, tax, tear, test, tire, twist, weaken, wrench  
3    bend over backwards     (informal)   break one's back, break one's neck     (informal)   bust a gut     (informal)   do one's damnedest     (informal)   endeavour, give it one's all     (informal)   give it one's best shot     (informal)   go all out for     (informal)   go for broke     (slang)   go for it     (informal)   knock oneself out     (informal)   labour, make an all-out effort     (informal)   make a supreme effort, rupture oneself     (informal)   strive, struggle  
4    filter, percolate, purify, riddle, screen, seep, separate, sieve, sift  
5    effort, exertion, force, injury, pull, sprain, struggle, tautness, tension, tensity     (rare)   wrench  
6    anxiety, burden, pressure, stress, tension  
7      (often plural)    air, lay, measure     (poetic)   melody, song, theme, tune  
,       vb  
2 & 3    idle, loose, pamper, relax, rest, slacken, take it easy, yield  
5 & 6    ease, effortlessness, lack of tension, relaxation  

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