to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture emphasized her words"
(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups;
(physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
(psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress;
difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension;
A group of bacteria or viruses that are genetically distinct from other groups of the same species.
cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious;
alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
to exert much effort or energy;
use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity;
rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender; "puree the vegetables for the baby"
the act of singing;
remove by passing through a filter;
an intense or violent exertion
separate by pa
the action of stretching something tight; "tension holds the belt in the pulleys"
(physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body; "the direction of maximum tension moves asymptotically toward the direction of the shear"
feelings of hostility that are not manifest; "he could sense her latent hostility to him"; "the diplomats' first concern was to reduce international tensions"
a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature); "there is a tension created between narrative time and movie time"; "there is a tension between these approaches to understanding history"
(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor"
the physical condition of being stretched or strained; "it places great tension on the leg muscles"; "he could feel the tenseness of her body"