straining

  1. an intense or violent exertion
  2. the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
  3. to exert much effort or energy
  4. test the limits of
  5. use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
  6. make tense
  7. stretch or force to the limit
  8. remove by passing through a filter
  9. alter the shape of (something) by stress
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Straining

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Strain • a. & n. from Strain.
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straining

strenuous adjective taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance; `his final, straining burst of speed`; `a strenuous task`; `your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here`- F.D.Roosevelt
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Straining

Strain'ing adjective & noun from Strain . Straining piece (Architecture) , 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 .
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/206
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