Definition of Overstrained

1. Verb. (past of overstrain) ¹



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Definition of Overstrained

1. overstrain [v] - See also: overstrain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overstrained

overstirs
overstitch
overstock
overstocked
overstocking
overstocks
overstore
overstored
overstores
overstorey
overstoreys
overstories
overstoring
overstory
overstrain
overstrained (current term)
overstraining
overstrains
overstraitly
overstraw
overstrawed
overstrawing
overstrawn
overstrenuous
overstress
overstressed
overstresses
overstressing
overstretch
overstretched

Literary usage of Overstrained

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1. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson, Morton Owen Withey, James Aston (1919)
"If the overstrained bar is put under the opposite kind of stress (compression) the yield point and proportional limit of the bar are lowered, they may even ..."

2. Conduct of Lawsuits Out of and in Court: Practically Teaching, and Copiously by John Calvin Reed (1885)
"I have observed that many advocates are prone to be overstrained or too logical in essaying to show that the opposite testimony does not prove what is ..."

3. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers (1850)
"... however, if it be founded in our nature, as an incitement to virtue, it ought not to be ridiculed. [overstrained Politeness, or Vulgar ..."

4. Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and Biographical, of by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1879)
"overstrained Politeness, or Vulgar Hospitality.—From the 'Tatler* No. 20. Those inferior duties of life which the French call left petites morales, ..."

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