Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: to strain

spannen (straff ziehen [Seil etc.])
zerren [med.]
sich spannen (straffen [Seil etc.])
spannen [fig.] (Nerven)
sich anstrengen


At the first howl the horses began to strain and rear, but the driver spoke to them soothingly, and they quieted down, but shivered and sweated as though after a runaway from sudden fright.
But all in vain; those young Platonists have a notion that their vision is imperfect; they are short-sighted; what use, then, to strain the visual nerve?
He took every precaution not to hurt her, and to be as gentle as possible, telling her to push out her bottom, and to strain as if she wanted to void something, which he told her would facilitate his entrance, and give her less pain.
So the doctor first asking me to suck his cock a little to moisten it well, put the charming youth in the best position, telling him to strain as if he wished to void himself, then applying his well-lubricated pego to the rosy orifice, by gentle pressure, he succeeded, with hardly a twinge of pain to the dear boy, in housing the head and about two inches of the shaft within the delicious receptacle.
He appears to have had a strong affectation of extracting new meanings out of his author; insomuch as to promise, in his rhyming preface, a poem of the mysteries he had revealed in Homer; and perhaps he endeavoured to strain the obvious sense to this end.
The Frenchmen flung their laughter and light words over their shoulders and often Jimmy had to strain forward to catch the quick phrase.
I think I should have done better to strain my onions.”
It is generally supposed to have been so called from HIPPOCRATES (contracted by our earliest writers to HIPPOCRAS); perhaps because it was strained,—the woollen bag used by apothecaries to strain syrups and decoctions for clarification being termed HIPPOCRATES' SLEEVE.]
But I do see you're moved; I am to pray you not to strain my speech To grosser issues nor to larger reach Than to suspicion.
The next rows were easier, but still Levin had to strain every nerve not to drop behind the peasants.

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Deutsch Englisch
anstrengen to strain
Dehnmessstreifen {m} resistive wire strain
Kalthärten {n} strain harden
spannen (straff ziehen [Seil etc.]) to strain
Verformung, Deformation {f} strain
Drahtdehnmessstreifen {m} wire strain gauge
Strapazen {pl} strain
Spannung {f} [mech.] (bez. Verformung [Biege-, Schrumpfspannung etc.]) strain
Dehnungsmessungen {pl} strain measurements
~ Sekretärinnenkrankheit {f} [med., ugs.] (RSI-Syndrom) ~ repetitive strain injury, RSI