straining

  • 1 Straining — Strain ing, a. & n. from {Strain}. [1913 Webster] {Straining piece} (Arch.), a short piece of timber in a truss, used to maintain the ends of struts or rafters, and keep them from slipping. See Illust. of {Queen post}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 straining — index operose Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 Straining — Strain Strain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Strained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straining}.] [OF. estraindre, estreindre, F. [ e]treindre, L. stringere to draw or bind tight; probably akin to Gr. ? a halter, ? that which is squeezwd out, a drop, or perhaps to E …

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  • 4 straining — košimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Kietųjų dalelių atskyrimas nuo skysčio pilant pro sietą arba audinį. atitikmenys: angl. straining rus. процеживание; цежение …

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  • 5 straining — patempimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Didelis sąnario raumenų, sausgyslių ir raiščių ištempimas nepažeidžiant jų autonominio vientisumo. Atsiranda nuo staigaus judesio, viršijančio normalią sąnario judesių amplitudę (pvz …

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  • 6 straining — I noun 1. an intense or violent exertion (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑strain • Derivationally related forms: ↑strain, ↑strenuous (for: ↑strain), ↑ …

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  • 7 straining — Synonyms and related words: bloat, bloating, bolting, breaking point, cautious, clarification, colature, coloring, confabulation, corruption, demurring, destructive distillation, diffident, distension, distillation, distortion, draining, drudging …

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  • 8 straining — Смотри Деформирование …

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  • 9 straining — streɪn n. tension; pressure; exertion; sprain or other injury caused by excess stress on some part of the body; extreme emotional pressure; melody; tendency; character; lineage, ancestry; pedigree, breed v. pull taut, stretch; injure a body part …

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  • 10 Straining piece — Straining Strain ing, a. & n. from {Strain}. [1913 Webster] {Straining piece} (Arch.), a short piece of timber in a truss, used to maintain the ends of struts or rafters, and keep them from slipping. See Illust. of {Queen post}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 straining piece — [strān′iŋ] n. a horizontal brace or beam connected at either end to opposite rafters in a roof truss: also straining beam …

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  • 12 straining piece — noun see straining beam * * * (in a queen post roof) a horizontal beam uniting the tops of the two queen posts, and resisting the thrust of the roof. Also called straining beam. See diag. under queen post. [1795 1805] * * * straining beam or… …

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  • 13 straining arch — noun or strainer arch Etymology: straining arch from straining (present participle of strain) (II) + arch; strainer arch from strainer + arch : a construction (as a flying buttress) that suggests an arch and is designed to resist end thrust * * * …

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  • 14 straining beam — noun or straining piece : a short piece of timber in a truss used to hold in place the ends of struts or rafters * * * straining beam or straining piece, the horizontal timber or beam in a roof truss between the tops of two queen posts, which… …

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  • 15 straining sill — noun : a straining beam on the tie beam of a truss to resist at each end the foot of a diagonal strut * * * (in a roof with a queen post) a compression member lying along the tie beam and separating the feet of the struts. * * * straining sill… …

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  • 16 straining piece — (in a queen post roof) a horizontal beam uniting the tops of the two queen posts, and resisting the thrust of the roof. Also called straining beam. See diag. under queen post. [1795 1805] * * * …

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  • 17 straining at the leash — thousands of young actors are straining at the leash just for the chance to audition Syn: eager, impatient, anxious, enthusiastic; informal itching, dying …

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  • 18 straining beam — /ˈstreɪnɪŋ bim/ (say strayning beem) noun (in a queen post roof) a horizontal beam uniting the tops of the two queen posts, and resisting the thrust of the roof. Also, straining piece …

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  • 19 straining at the leash — EAGER, impatient, anxious, enthusiastic; informal itching, dying. → leash * * * straining at the leash Impatient or eager to begin • • • Main Entry: ↑leash …

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  • 20 straining arch — an arch for resisting thrusts, as in a flying buttress. Also, strainer arch. [1840 50] * * * …

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