Definition of Strains
1. Noun. (plural of strain) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of strain) ¹
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Definition of Strains
1. strain [v] - See also: strain
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Literary usage of Strains
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1. Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice: Proceedings of the by National Research Council Staff, ebrary, Inc, National Research Council, International Committee, Commission on Life Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (1999)
"Bailey (Bailey 1971) first conceived the usefulness of RI strains for ... When he established CXB RI strains, however, he learned that the number of marker ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"To express the stresses in terms of strains for isotropy consider the effect of a single tension Xz. By Hooke's law it produces a strain Xi'/E in its own ..."
3. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"shape of lemons and the habit of growth of the trees belonging to the different strains. For instance, the bottleneck shaped Eureka lemons are borne by ..."
4. Treatise on the Theory of the Construction of Bridges and Roofs: Illustrated by De Volson Wood (1883)
"The values of the strains due to the weight of the bridge, wi, are evidently one-half the strains which would result from loading every joint in the upper ..."
5. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"(3) pressure along the circular filaments of amount i wV'if +3<0, The corresponding strains may be expressed as (1) uniform extension of all filaments at ..."
6. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1919)
"As to his studies upon the selection in the sex-intergrade strains, Dr. Banta reports as follows: "From 8 sex intergrades from the same culture-bottle (the ..."
7. A Treatise on the Strength of Bridges and Roofs: With Practical Applications by Samuel Henry Shreve (1873)
"The strains in the end braces of those simple trusses which are uniform beyond ... 3, are found from the same equations which give the strains in the other ..."