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to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

the act, condition, or effect of exerting force on someone or something

an intermixture of a contrasting or unexpected quality, especially in a person's character

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a pleasing succession of musical tones forming a usually brief aesthetic unit

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

difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension

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(psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress

a special variety of domesticated animals within a species

(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups

injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse)

the general meaning or substance of an utterance

an effortful attempt to attain a goal

an intense or violent exertion

the act of singing

test the limits of

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separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements

cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious

become stretched or tense or taut

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remove by passing through a filter

rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender

alter the shape of (something) by stress

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o]) is the slope of the stress-strain curve over small tensile or compressive strains.
While the quality of the fits were comparable at small compressive strains (not shown), at large deformations (third ramp in particular) the purely isotropic biphasic model did not provide a good fit (see Fig.
Compressive strain was applied using a micro-scale compression apparatus.
By plotting the number of kink bands per unit length as a function of compressive strain, the critical compressive strain was determined as shown in Fig.
The local kinkings of lamellae we observed along the principal compressive strain axis are consistent with those previous data on HDPE; however, it is clear that, in our experiment, the permanent compressive strain is smaller than that is required to create cooperative lamellar kinkings and to induce plastic shear banding.
where e is the compressive strain, [Phi] characterizes the composition of a composite.
By using different degrees of compressive strain, it was possible to obtain the full strain history of the samples using this very simple but accurate technique.
As a compressive strain is applied, the angle between the fibril and the r axis varies, the angular variation being characterized by [Alpha].
However, according to the experimental measurements of the volume change due to the compression tests, the dilatation is considerably smaller than the applied compressive strain.
So that the longitudinal compressive strains at this location at the outer surface start decreasing, forming a short wave at this location [1].
Flattening of curved pipe segments to produce test specimens introduces tensile and compressive strains that change the subsequent behavior of the sample.
The AlGaAs to aluminum oxide transition is accompanied by volumetric compressive strains in excess of 6%, sometimes leading to detrimental stress relaxation in the form of delamination or dislocation formation.
The maximum measured tensile strains were negligible, and the maximum measured compressive strains were less than one percent.
The first was to record the tensile and compressive strains under a pure shear stress.