strength is the amount of force that a muscle or group of muscles can exert.

Strength may refer to:

Physical ability:
*Physical strength, as in people or animals
*Superhuman strength, as in fictional characters
*a character attribute (role-playing games)

Conflict between persons or groups:
*Virtue and moral uprightness
*Fortitude in the face of moral or social pressure
*Persuasiveness of an argument.
*Military strength Politics :
*Party strengths. See political partyPhysics:
*Strength of materials
**Compressive strength
**Tensile strength
**Shear strength
*Strength (explosive)
*Field strength
*Signal strength

Musical works:
*Strength (band), a band from Portland, Oregon
*"Strength" (album), an album by Enuff Z'nuff
*"Strength", an album by Asiatic Warriors
*"Strength", a song by the Gear Daddies from their 1988 album "Let's Go Scare Al"
*"Strength", a song by Screaming Jets from their 1997 album "World Gone Crazy"
*"Strength" a song by the band Zebrahead
*"Strength" a song by the band Ignite (band)

Strength may also refer to:
*Strength (Tarot card), numbered either XI or VIII

ee also

*Strong (disambiguation)
*Stronger (disambiguation)
*List of the longest English words with one syllable

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