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Straining

Strain´ing
a. & n.1.a. & n. from Strain.
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.
Noun1.straining - an intense or violent exertion
Synonyms: strain
2.straining - the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
Adj.1.straining - 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
Synonyms: arduous, strenuous
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