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Strain could refer to the following: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary logo Wiktionary is a sister project to Wikipedia intended to be a free wiki dictionary (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ...


Additionally, the word is included in the following: In any branch of science dealing with materials and their behaviour, strain is the geometrical expression of deformation caused by the action of stress on a physical body. ... In biology, Strain can be used two ways. ... In chemistry a molecule experiences strain when in a chemical conformation there exist unfavorable bond angles or bond distances. ... A strain is an injury which occurs to a muscle in which the muscle fibers tear as a result of overstretching. ... A strain is a series of musical phrases that create a distinct melody of a piece. ... A computer game is a game composed of a computer-controlled virtual universe that players interact with in order to achieve a defined goal or set of goals. ... A total conversion, in the computer gaming sense, is a mod (short for modification) of an existing game that replaces 100% of the artistic assets in the original game, as well as a good deal of the gameplay. ... Isaac G. Strain was born March 4, 1821, in Roxbury, Pennsylvania, of Scots-Irish origin and died May 14, 1857, in Aspinwall, Columbia. ... Julie Strain with Charlie Sheen, January 1993 Julie Ann Strain (born February 18, 1962 in Concord, California) is an American adult actress and model. ... This article is in need of attention. ...


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Center for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Repetitive Strain Injury and Trigger Finger (106 words)
Center for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Repetitive Strain Injury and Trigger Finger
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful condition that is characterized by pain, numbness, tingling and paresthesia.
Repetitive strain injuries, including the most recognizable disorder known as carpal tunnel syndrome, are still here in the 2007 despite the so-called “ergonomic age”.
OMEGA ENGINEERING - Strain Gage Technical Data (1135 words)
Several types of strain gages depend on the proportional variance of electrical resistance to strain: the piezoresistive or semi-conductor gage, the carbon-resistive gage, the bonded metallic wire, and foil resistance gages.
The resistance of a strain gage is defined as the electrical resistance measured between the two metal ribbons or contact areas intended for the connection of measurement cables.
The strain sensitivity k of a strain gage is the proportionality factor between the relative change of the resistance.
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