Strain sentence example

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  • Darian nodded, hearing the strain in her voice.

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  • His body was starting to feel the strain again, but he pushed himself on.

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  • You'll strain your back.

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  • The principles are the same as those applied to low-pressure work, but all fittings and appliances must, of course, be made to stand the higher strain to which they are subjected.

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  • There were circles under their eyes and strain in their features.

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  • The strain of our activities was wearing on everyone, especially Howie.

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  • In spite of the vast increase in national wealth, it was found a matter of increasing difficulty to meet a comparatively slight strain without recourse to measures of a highly controversial character; and the search for new sources of revenue (as in 1909) at once raised, in an acute form, questions of national commercial policy and the relations between the United Kingdom and the colonies.

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  • The incessant anxiety and strain of some is a well-nigh incurable form of disease.

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  • The strain was visible in the faces of many, though those he saw were in good health and fed.

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  • Her voice cracked with the strain, You have made your feelings clear.

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  • The irritation displayed by Bismarck at the Francophil attitude of Italy towards the end of the Franco-German War gave place to a certain show of goodwill when the great chancellor found himself in his turn involved in a struggle against the Vatican and when the policy of Thiers began to strain Franco-Italian relations.

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  • It is loosely used to describe any exalted strain of devotional melody.

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  • I remember well one gaunt Nimrod who would catch up a leaf by the roadside and play a strain on it wilder and more melodious, if my memory serves me, than any hunting-horn.

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  • He died of consumption and of mental strain on the 2nd of December 1892, his fortune at that time being estimated at $72,000,000; all of this he left to his own family.

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  • At any rate, he spoke at Guildhall on Lord Mayor's Day in a worthy manner; admitting that the growth of the German navy was a main factor in British construction, and pointing out that no power was better able to bear the strain or less likely to fail than Great Britain.

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  • But now one answers from far woods in a strain made really melodious by distance--Hoo hoo hoo, hoorer hoo; and indeed for the most part it suggested only pleasing associations, whether heard by day or night, summer or winter.

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  • But sometimes it was a really noble and inspiring strain that reached these woods, and the trumpet that sings of fame, and I felt as if I could spit a Mexican with a good relish--for why should we always stand for trifles?--and looked round for a woodchuck or a skunk to exercise my chivalry upon.

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  • We have to limit the strain we place him under or he'll break.

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  • In nearly all George Sand's loves there was a strong strain of motherly feeling.

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  • Turning to the tailless or so-called Manx cats, in which the tail should be represented merely by a tuft of hair without any remnant of bone, it seems that the strain is to be met with in many parts of Russia, and there is a very general opinion that it originally came from Japan or some other far eastern country.

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  • There is however a wholly chocolate-coloured strain in which the eyes are yellow.

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  • The outer pair receive the strain of the rotator, and the inner are for adjustment and to prevent lateral movement.

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  • If the outer races become worn, the complete cage and bearings are reversed; the strain of the line is then transferred to what had previously been the inner with practically unworn balls and races.

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  • In most cases the interpretation of the facts is far from obvious, and we have to try several hypotheses before we reach one which will bear the strain of a critical examination in the light of further evidence.

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  • She looked as if she had just risen from the foam of the sea, and her loveliness was like a strain of heavenly music.

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  • If I were to preach at all in this strain, I should say rather, Set about being good.

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  • They were wholly deaf to my arguments, or failed to perceive their force, and fell into a strain of invective that was irresistible.

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  • He had in the highest degree a practical tenacity which Pierre lacked, and without fuss or strain on his part this set things going.

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  • As generally happens, Pierre did not feel the full effects of the physical privation and strain he had suffered as prisoner until after they were over.

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  • He leaned forward but strain as he might, the overhanging bulge at the top of the cliff prevented him from seeing the source of the activity.

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  • Dean said through gritted teeth, his hands beginning to ache against the strain of the tightened rope.

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  • Dean grimaced against the strain of the rope on his back, legs and shoulder.

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  • He carried out a number of magnetic investigations which resulted in the discovery of many interesting phenomena, some of which have been rediscovered by others; they related among other things to the effect of mechanical strain on the magnetic properties of the magnetic metals, to the relation between the chemical composition of compound bodies and their magnetic properties, and to a curious parallelism between the laws of torsion and of magnetism.

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  • There was distrust in the minds of the depositors, especially those whose holdings were small, and most of the banks were, at a very early period, subjected to the strain of repaying a large proportion of their deposits as they fell due.

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  • The grappling of the cable and raising it to the surface from a depth of 2000 fathoms seldom occupy less than twenty-four hours, and since any extra strain due to the pitching of the vessel must be avoided, it is clear that the state of the sea and weather is the predominating factor in the time necessary for effecting the long series of operations which, in the most favourable circumstances, are required for a repair.

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  • As a thinker, he shows little sympathy with that strain of medieval mysticism which is to be observed in all the poetry of his contemporaries.

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  • The formation and gradually increasing thickness of its bark are explained by the continually increasing need of adequate protection to the living cortex, under the strain of the increasing framework which the enormous multiplication of its living protoplasts demands, and the development of which leads to continual rupture of the exterior.

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  • They have shown that columns of water of very small diameter can so resist tensile strain that they can be lifted bodily instead of flowing along the channel, They suggest that the forces causing the movement are complex, and draw particular attention to the pull upwards in consequence of disturbances in the leaves.

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  • The - - study of tidal strain in the earth's crust by Sir George Darwin has led that physicist to indicate the possibility of the triangular form and southerly direction of the continents being a result of the differential or tidal attraction of the sun and moon.

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  • The strain on the log-ship when the log-line is nipped, causes the peg to be withdrawn from it, and the log-ship is readily hauled in.

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  • The coalitions, once so brittle as to break at the first strain, had now been hammered into solidity by his blows.

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  • But it is harder for Teacher than it is for me because the strain on her poor eyes is so great, and I cannot help worrying about them.

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  • Who that has heard a strain of music feared then lest he should speak extravagantly any more forever?

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  • Some of the generals, in low tones and in a strain very different from the way they had spoken during the council, communicated something to their commander-in-chief.

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  • It was the first time he had lifted her since the stabbing, and it occurred to her that he might strain his wound.

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  • The strain on his face was clear, and a tremor of fear crept through her.

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  • The strain of the next three years' continuous work undermined his health and his eyesight, and he was compelled to retire from his professorship. During these years he had published works on Plato and Socrates and a history of philosophy (1875); but after his retirement he further developed his philosophical position, a speculative eclecticism through which he endeavoured to reconcile metaphysical idealism with the naturalistic and mechanical standpoint of science.

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  • From the continuous records of slack and strain combined with the weight of the cable it is a simple matter to calculate and plot the depths along the whole route of the cable as actually laid.

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  • This strain corresponds to the electrical charging of the antenna.

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  • These changes threw a considerable strain on the finances, but the imminence of the danger caused their acceptance.

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  • The rivalry between these two officials in Tunisia contributed not a little to strain FrancoItalian relations, but it is doubtful whether France would have precipitated her action had not General Menabrea, Italian ambassador in London, urged his government to purchase the Tunis-Goletta railway from the English company by which it had been constructed.

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  • This strain of cosmopolitanism must have been greatly strengthened by the circumstances of his education.

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  • They formerly traded with Arabia and Malaysia, and many Arabs settled amongst them, so that they betray a strong strain of Semitic blood in their features.

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  • The command was obviously too far forward, but it was the knowledge of their general's presence, amid the same dangers as themselves, that kept the men firm in their places in spite of the long strain and terrible losses.

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  • Such claims were obviously thought too gross for a domestic audience; they would strain the credulity of ordinary Bosnian Serb peasants.

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  • Thus refine all the peaks using the same crystallite size parameters and identical crystallite strain parameters.

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  • Vigorously mix all ingredients in a martini/cocktail shaker and strain the beverage into a rocks or stemmed glass.

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  • Blend briefly and then strain into a martini glass.

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  • Should I not fund elimination of the present strain?

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  • He encased himself in fatalism, with the result that in two years the mightiest empire reared by man broke under the twofold strain.

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  • Exhausting as the Turkish wars were to the Venetian treasury, her trade was still so flourishing that she might have survived the strain had not the discovery of the Cape route to the Indies cut the tap-root of her commercial prosperity by diverting the stream of traffic from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic. When Diaz rounded the Cape in 1486 a fatal blow was struck at Venetian commercial supremacy.

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  • They are adapted to special conditions which are lacking in their new surroundings, but a few will probably do fairly well the first year, and the seeds from these probably rather better the next, and so on, so that in a few years' time a strain may be available which is equal or even superior to the original one introduced.

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  • The besiegers were no sooner in the city, than they were besieged in their turn by Kerbogha; and the twenty-five days which followed were the worst period of stress and strain which the crusaders had to encounter.

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  • Under the pressure of this strain "spiritualistic" phenomena began to appear.

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  • According to the modern theory of auxochromic action, the introduction of a group into the molecule is accompanied by some strain, and the alteration in colour produced is connected with the magnitude of the strain.

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  • Clerk Maxwell demonstrated, however, that all electric charge or electrification of conductors consists simply in the establishment of a physical state in the surrounding insulator or dielectric, which state is variously called electric strain, electric displacement or electric polarization.

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  • Dielectric constant.-Since all electric charge consists in a state of strain or polarization of the dielectric, it is evident that the physical state and chemical composition of the insulator must be of great importance in determining electrical phenomena.

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  • In 1902 he discharged the important duties of his office at the coronation of King Edward VII., but the strain at his advanced age told upon his health.

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  • Siemens has pointed out that a profile of the sea-bed can be delineated by taking account of the varying strain on a submarine cable while it is being laid, and the average depth of a section can thus be ascertained with some accuracy.

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  • It consists of a small hydraulic press, which forces a set of expanding bits or wedges into a bore-hole previously bored by a long screw augur or drill, worked by hand, the action of the press being continued until a sufficient strain is obtained to bring down the coal.

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  • On the fall of the Orlando Cabinet in June 1919, the new Premier Nitti chose Tittoni as Foreign Minister and first delegate at the Peace Conference, but the severe strain of the work told on his health and he was forced to resign in November.

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  • The long-felt strain between opposing cantons led at last to civil war.

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  • So was it in the long run with the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, springing from Whitefield's Calvinistic wing of the Revival, not to mention the congregational strain in some minor Methodist churches.

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  • St Paul's heroic labours (30-64) had gradually gained full recognition and separate organization for the universalist strain in our Lord's teaching; and he who had never seen the earthly Jesus, but only the heavenly Christ, could even declare that Christ " though from the Jewish fathers according to the flesh " had died, " so that henceforth, even if we have known Christ according to the flesh, now we no further know Him thus," " the Lord is the Spirit," and " where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty."

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  • The Basuto were already a strong force when the first white settlers, Dutch farmers from the Cape, entered the country in 1824; the white element has since been reinforced by a considerable strain of British, particularly Scottish, blood.

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  • A Hindu strain is evident in Java and others of the western islands; Moors and Arabs (that is, as the names are used in the archipelago, Mahommedans from various countries between Arabia and India) are found more or less amalgamated with many of the Malay peoples; and the Chinese form, from an economical point of view, one of the most important sections of the community in many of the more civilized districts.

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  • The other course is to consider matter as formed of ultimate atoms, each the nucleus or core of an intrinsic modification impressed on the surrounding region of the aether; this might conceivably be of the nature of vortical motion of a liquid round a ring-core, thus giving a vortex atom, or of an intrinsic strain of some sort radiating from a core, which would give an electric atom.

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  • We recognize an atom only through its physical activities, as manifested in its interactions with other atoms at a distance from it; this field of physical activity would be identical with the surrounding field of aethereal motion or strain that is inseparably associated with the nucleus, and is carried on along with it as it moves.

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  • If we rest on the synthesis here described, the energy of the matter, even the thermal part, appears largely as potential energy of strain in the aether which interacts with the kinetic energy associated with disturbances involving finite velocity of matter.

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  • After having been maintained till the middle of the century, apparently with irresistible support, they suddenly collapsed under the strain of a season of exceptionally short crops.

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  • His most important poem is Wladystaus IV., King of Poland, in which he sings in a very bombastic strain the various expeditions of the Polish monarch.

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  • The arrival of Johnston on the previous evening and his lieutenant Kirby Smith at the crisis of the battle (for Patterson's part in the plan had completely failed), turned the scale, and the Federals, not yet disciplined to bear the strain of a great battle, broke and fled in wild rout.

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  • But the financial situation was desperate; the federal revenue, mostly from customs - which were evaded by extensive smuggling - was not half the expenditure; and Indian revolts in Yucatan (1847-1850) and in the Sierra Gorda had added to the strain.

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  • His health, however, was unequal to the strain, and after a short sojourn in Algiers he settled in London and adopted the profession of literature.

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  • But the strain produced by these conditions was relieved by information that new negotiations had been begun for the cession of all 'Creek lands in Georgia.

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  • He held his canonry at Westminster in conjunction with the regius professorship. The strain of the joint work was very heavy, and the intensity of the interest and study which he brought to bear upon his share in the labours of the Ecclesiastical Courts Commission, of which he had been appointed a member, added to his burden.

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  • It is remarkably tough, resisting a rending strain better than any of the fir or pine woods in common use, though not as elastic as some; properly seasoned, it is as little liable to shrink as to split; the boughs being small compared to the trunk, the timber is more free from large knots, and the small knots remain firm and undecayed.

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  • Yet it may generally be allowed that a strain of nobility, of which we occasionally catch illuminating glimpses, extorts from time to time an all-forgiving admiration.

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  • The whole is couched in that strain of devotional exaggeration in which the lives of the saints are usually composed.

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  • For Alexandria little can be urged save a certain strain of "Alexandrine" idealism and allegorism, mingling with the more Palestinian realism which marks the references to Christ's sufferings, as well as the eschatology, and recalling many a passage in Philo.

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  • It is impossible to estimate the influence of the elder conquerors, Greek, Carthaginian and Roman; but there are clear traces of Moorish blood, with a less well-defined Jewish and gipsy strain.

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  • The strain and overwork, however, of the three years of office together with grief at the death of his only son in 1912, had told on his constitution; and after an acute attack of gout, he died in harness at the Consulta on Oct.

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  • The demand for cloths which require careful handling and regularity in weaving has helped to develop the supply of ring yarns which will stand the strain of the loom better than mule twists.

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  • By continuous selection of seed from the best varieties, and " roguing ' or eliminating plants of the ordinary type, a " strain " or race of double flowers is gradually produced.

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  • Those most suitable for the purpose of the gardener are carefully selected for propagation, while others not so desirable are destroyed; and thus after a few generations a fixed variety, race or strain superior to the original form is obtained.

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  • He succeeded indeed in putting down the four formidable rebellions which convulsed the realm from 1525 to 1542, but the consequent strain upon his resources was very damaging, and more than once he was on the point of abdicating and emigrating, out of sheer weariness.

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  • Crystals belonging to the cubic system should not be birefringent unless strained; diamond often displays double refraction particularly in the neighbourhood of inclusions, both liquid and solid; this is probably due to strain, and the spontaneous explosion of diamonds has often been observed.

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  • Some general idea of the resources of the Kandahar district may be gathered from the fact that it supplied the British troops with everything except luxuries during the entire period of occupation in 1879-81; and that, in spite of the great strain thrown on those resources by the presence of the two armies of Ayub Khan and of General Roberts, and after the total failure of the autumn crops and only a partial harvest the previous spring, the army was fed without great difficulty until the final evacuation, at one-third of the prices paid in Quetta for supplies drawn from India.

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  • The Hellenistic strain in Mahommedan civilization has, it is true, flagged and failed, but only as that civilization as a whole has declined.

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  • They are in an altogether different strain from many others, and in their whole composition they show least resemblance to the Medina pieces.

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  • These yield under the strain, and the cell shortens between those points of its attachment.

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  • He was a consummate artist in verse, and his impressions are given with the most delicate exactitude of phrase, and in a very fine strain of imagination.

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  • During the first seven or eight years of his settled life in his native city from 1495, he betrays a conflict of artistic tendencies as well as no small sense of spiritual strain and strife.

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  • But he was often oblivious to the strain upon her energies, and had little command of his temper.

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  • The hygienic conditions should be such as to reduce the strain to a minimum.

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  • Lack of the power of brain concentration and severe inability to undergo the mental strain of arduous work are often the penalty which white races pay.

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  • The subsequent conquest of Spain was effected chiefly by Berber tribes, but the Moslems in the peninsula - known to the Christian nations as Moors - always had a strong strain of Arab blood and in most respects became Arabized.

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  • The strain of writing had forced him to give up his lectures, and he had again opened an inn on the Weinberg near Halle.

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  • He took some part also in the editing of an American edition of the British Poets, but the low state of his wife's health kept him in an uneasy condition, and when her death (27th October 1853) released him from the strain of anxiety, there came with the grief a readjustment of his nature and a new intellectual activity.

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  • In the Abunda is a considerable strain of Portuguese blood.

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  • The sheath of ice surrounding the bulb must be sufficiently continuous to prevent escape of heat, but it must not be so solid as to produce risk of strain.

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  • When the two metal surfaces are connected for a short time with the terminals of some source of electromotive force, such as an electric machine, an induction coil or a voltaic battery, electric energy is stored up in the condenser in the form of electric strain in the glass, and can be recovered again in the form of an electric discharge.

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  • If a certain critical potential is exceeded, the glass gives way under the electric strain and is pierced.

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  • When glass tubes are used it is better to employ tubes thicker at the ends than in the middle, as it has been found that when the safe voltage is exceeded and the glass gives way under electric strain, the piercing of the glass nearly always takes place at the edges of the tin foil.

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  • Early on the morning of the 31st of October 1793 the Girondists were conveyed to the scaffold, singing on the way the Marseillaise and keeping up the strain till one by one they were guillotined.

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  • These contractions, however, may prove too great a strain upon the eyesight or the memory, and thus become a hindrance instead of a help. This was apparently the case in Greek, for though the early printers cast types for all the contractions of the Greek MSS.

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  • Army, which had been largely responsible for the extent of the enemy's initial success, and the tremendous strain of the retreat had naturally been responsible for further breakdowns.

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  • The Austrians and Germans were much favoured by the late coming of winter, which greatly prolonged the strain on the hard-tried armies of Italy.

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  • It is easily seen from (6) that if the configuration of a system of particles be altered by homogeneous strain (see ELASTICITY) the new position of the mass-centre will be at that point of the strained figure which corresponds to the original mass-centre.

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  • The effect of the pressures applied to a piece, consisting of the load and the sispporting resistances, is to force the piece into a state of strain or disfigurement, which increases until the elasticity, or resistance to strain, of the material causes it to exert a stress, or effort to recover its figure, equal and opposite to the system of applied pressures.

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  • The condition of stiffness is that the strain or disfigurement shall not be greater than is consistent with the purposes of the structure; and the condition of strength is that the stress shall be within the limits of that which the material can bear with safety against breaking.

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  • Stepped and helical teeth have the desired effect of increasing the smoothness of motion, but they require more difficult and expensive workmanship than common teeth; and helical teeth are, besides, open to the objection that they exert a laterally oblique pressure, which tends to increase resistance, and unduly strain the machinery.

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  • Friction-CouplingsFriction is useful as a means of communicating motion where sudden changes either of force or velocity take place, because, being limited in amount, it may be so adjusted as to limit the forces which strain the pieces of the mechanism within the bounds of safety.

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  • The particles of a rotating body exert centrifugal forces on each other, which strain the body, and tend to tear it asunder, but these forces balance each other, and do not affect the resultant centrifugal force exerted on the axis of rotation.i -

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  • Herbert Spencer, again, before the decline in question set in, put forward the hypothesis that "the ability to maintain individual life and the ability to multiply vary inversely"; in other words, the strain upon the nervous system involved in the struggle for life under the conditions of modern civilization, by reacting on the reproductive powers, tends towards comparative sterility.

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  • Thomson also developed this hypothesis in a profoundly interesting manner, and we may therefore summarize very briefly the views held on the nature of electricity and matter at the beginning of the 10th century by saying that the term electricity had come to be regarded, in part at least, as a collective name for electrons, which in turn must be considered as constituents of the chemical atom, furthermore as centres of certain lines of self-locked and permanent strain existing in the universal aether or electromagnetic medium.

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  • Among other advantages claimed for this press one is that the movement which governs the action of the type bed in reversing is so arranged that the strain which sometimes occurs in other reciprocating machines is considerably reduced; another is that the registering or correct backing of the pages on the second side in printing is uncommonly good; but this depends much upon the layer-on.

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  • His whole strain, in sharp contrast to that of most of his predecessors, is cynical and satirical, and suggests that most of the matters discussed were of small personal concern to himself.

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  • In a few Entomostraca (some Phyllopoda and Ostracoda) the chitinous lining of the fore-gut develops spines and hairs which help to triturate and strain the food, and among the Ostracods there is occasionally (Bairdia) a more elaborate armature of toothed plates moved by muscles.

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  • The expenditure necessitated by the efforts of the king to attain his object involved a heavy strain on the finances of the state, reacting on its internal policy.

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  • The expense of keeping up his mercenary establishment and the sumptuous magnificence of his court put a severe strain upon the financial resources of the state.

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  • The success of his teaching was signal, though for a time he had to quit the field, the strain proving too great for his physical strength.

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  • His health had already begun to give way, and broke down altogether under the strain of the effort required to form his ministry.

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  • Having had ample opportunity of being "corrupted," the fox-terrier was mated with a prize dog of her own strain.

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  • His scrupulous conscientiousness and anxiety to meet every reasonable claim availed him nothing with such antagonists, and the strain was intense and continuous.

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  • De Patriot afterwards became imperialist, but Ons Land, another Bond organ, continued in much the same strain.

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  • The puddle at a was originally held up by the flat head of this pedestal; not so the puddle at b, which under the superincumbent weight settled down and produced the fault bc, accompanied with a shearing or tangential strain or, less probably, with actual fracture in the direction bd.

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  • The clay roof, rather than the walls of this crevice of sand, gave way and pressed down to fill the vacancy, and the leakage worked up along the weakened plane of tangential strain bd.

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  • The Bavarian wife stood the strain and survived him.

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  • Drought and famine came in 1860, and then upon the impoverished state came the strain of the Civil War.

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  • The massacre of St Bartholomew placed a severe strain upon the new alliance, but was not fatal to it.

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  • The increasing estrangement between him and the nation made him averse from the natural remedy of a parliament, and he reverted to the absolute practices of the middle ages, in order that he might strain them far beyond the warrant of precedent to levy a tax under the name of ship-money, first on the port towns and then on the whole of England.

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  • These great additions to the empire had naturally imposed an increased strain on the Indian troops, while the British garrison, instead of being augmented, had been depleted to meet the necessities of the Russian war.

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  • Like the thrifty steward he was, he saw with growing concern the waste of the national resources and the strain upon commerce, with a public debt swollen to what then seemed the desperate sum of £400,000,000.

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  • In later editions he avoided this strain on usage by substituting or adding " merit " in several passages - allowing that some of the laudable qualities which he mentions would be more commonly called talents," but still maintaining that " there is little distinction made in our internal estimation " of " virtues " and " talents."

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  • The Banda-manna saga (1050-1060), the only comedy among the sagas, is also a northern tale; it relates the struggles of a plebeian who gets a chieftancy against the old families of the neighbourhood, whom he successfully outwits; Ol-kofra pattr is a later imitation of it in the same humorous strain.

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  • Thus the inhabitants are of mixed blood, but the British strain greatly predominates.

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  • These emigrants, already affected by the Hamitic pastoral culture, and with a strain of Hamitic blood in their veins, passed rapidly down the open tract in the east, doubtless exterminating their predecessors, except such few as took refuge in the mountains and swamps.

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  • The phenomena of chromatic polarization afford a ready means of detecting doubly refracting structure in cases, such as that produced in isotropic bodies by strain, in which its effects are very minute.

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  • The effects produced by abrupt changes of temperature or section, or by pressing 'together pieces of the same metal at different temperatures, are probably to be explained as effects of strain.

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  • In the few months between the fall of Khartum and his death the mandi, relieved from the incessant strain of toil, copied in his private life all the vices of Oriental despots while maintaining in public the austerity he demanded of his followers.

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  • Báthory's indisputable genius must have been warped by a strain of madness.

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  • This perpetual guerrilla was a severe strain upon the resources of the great power, and Shamyl's romantic fight for independence, making him a sort of ally of England and France at the time of the Crimean War (1853-55), earned him a European reputation.

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  • The eye is strained in bringing its focal length to the smallest possible amount, and when this strain is long continued it may cause pain.

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  • When the shortest distance obtained by the highest strain of accommodation is insufficient to recognize small objects, distinct vision is possible at even a shorter distance by placing a very small diaphragm between the eye and the object, the pencils of rays proceeding from the object-points, which otherwise are limited by the pupils of the eye, being thus restricted by the diaphragm.

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  • The strain upon him was increased when he was elected (1867) university librarian, and as dean of his college (1857-1865) and praelector (1863-1868) he was involved in further routine duties.

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  • With the screw press, even in its most improved form, the amount of pressure practically obtainable is limited from the failure of its parts under the severe inelastic strain.

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  • Strange, but she didn't remember doing anything in the accident that required enough exertion to strain muscles.

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  • Except now there was a strain on their relationship.

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  • He cursed his inability to communicate with the rest of humanity and considered driving directly to town to seek help, but thoughts of a person trapped in the twisted wreckage, prompted him to strain his eyes in the gathering darkness and search the abyss below.

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  • The scent of blood was heavy in the chamber, the strain of war and unknown hardship on her face.

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  • There was considerable ambivalence about the strain of living with an elderly parent.

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  • It was the prevalent Brazilian strain, plus two ATCC reference strains.

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  • This size font puts a further strain on the reader.

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  • Near the nozzle tip, the surface strain rates are very large, so the surfactant adsorption is very small.

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  • The strain of Aspergillus flavus used to reduced aflatoxin in cotton has been found to be defective in aflatoxin synthesis [22] .

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  • In addition, strain HA 5-1 was only poorly transmitted by aphids.

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  • Yet he used instruments of an Englishness so attenuated that, like a strain of vaccine, they would not damage a Scottish host.

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  • Two respondents stated the actual strain of beagle used, four omitted to confirm that the dogs used were in fact beagle used, four omitted to confirm that the dogs used were in fact beagles.

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  • The current bird flu is diagnosed by testing the blood for antibodies to the H5N1 strain.

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  • Sleep-disordered breathing can result in hypoxia, right ventricular strain, and, finally, cardiopulmonary failure.

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  • I had to be quite bullish at times to ensure that staff were covered, even if this put additional strain on the college.

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  • Take the strain off your neck by slightly tucking the chin in toward the chest.

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  • Shake everything with crushed ice, strain into cocktail glasses and sprinkle cinnamon on top.

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  • These classic corn cobs have 8 rows of sweet corn seeds, the mark of the original Golden Bantam Sweet Corn strain.

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  • Consider a metal in uniaxial compression where plastic strain only takes place in the 1-2 plane.

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  • At all levels, the intellectual strain on the tutor is quite considerable.

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  • On my return I apologized for being so cranky and I guess the strain of the last couple of days was showing!

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  • It fits snugly into your lumbar curve, relieving strain on the lower back muscles.

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  • The genome sequence is available for this bacterial strain, revealing genes that encode 39 c -type cytochromes.

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  • Soils with densely packed grains are strain softening because disturbance during sharing causes the grains to move apart causing dilation.

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  • The solution was found with the lightweight pre-insulated ductwork, which provided the vital solution without putting excess strain on the existing building.

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  • Principal strains, strain ellipsoid and strain ellipse; special types of strain ellipsoid and Flinn plots.

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  • Summary report The malaria endemic in Africa is a more dangerous strain than that in Asia.

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  • Two days into the safari, she became ill with a virulent strain of gastro enteritis.

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  • I had unwittingly placed my children under a strain by my own evangel.

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  • Currently his major focus is on the effects of non-linear strain paths on microstructure evolution.

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  • However, symptoms sometimes follow unusual exertion or strain, which may be blamed at first.

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  • Modulus and strain to failure are measured using an extensometer (mechanical or non-contact ).

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  • Demand still exists for a simple, inexpensive, high resolution double-sided extensometer for accurate strain measurement.

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  • He was too feeble in body for the strain.

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  • The O157 strain in humans currently important as a cause of human food poisoning is a good example.

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  • It will accept any type of strain gage based load cell.

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  • It is essentially breathing out against a closed glottis much in the way that you would strain to lift or pass stool.

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  • Once you tear or even badly strain the groin it can stay with you forever in some form or another.

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  • The increase in stress upon yield stress is due to material strain hardening.

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  • The strain reached a point where he felt no inclination to continue with his work.

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  • In Taiwan a strain exists that is not infective to man.

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  • This is another new and exciting product in our range of strain gage instrumentation.

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  • The Xylonite ' s long flying jib made the decision for them when the bobstay broke under the strain.

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  • Pregnancy also triggers the release of hormones, which enhance laxity in ligaments, which can contribute to foot strain.

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  • Strain the mussel cooking liquor into the fish stock.

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  • Stir occasionally, and when it becomes as thick as cream, strain, and add the macaroni as before directed.

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  • As a prelude to our work on manganite tunnel junctions we explored the role of strain and interfaces on the properties of the manganite tunnel junctions we explored the role of strain and interfaces on the properties of the manganites.

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  • But Evans played down concerns over last season's top marksman, who suffered only a minor strain.

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  • A small opening does not strain the heart and the only abnormal finding is a loud murmur.

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  • A particularly nasty strain of the virus can make normally healthy people very ill.

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  • The same kind of movement is evident in the dominant strain of Serb nationalism.

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  • Unfortunately, the muscles finally succumb to the strain of chronic overuse.

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  • During 1918, there was a worldwide pandemic of a virulent strain of influenza.

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  • The H5N1 strain of avian influenza is not only pathogenic to birds, but has also infected humans.

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  • The bride-zilla persona takes over and can cause incredible pressure and strain on all involved.

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  • People who got the bubonic strain of the disease often took longer to die than those people who got the pneumonic plague.

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  • Then you can try and see if you can transform one plasmid and then make that strain competent and then transform the second plasmid.

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  • Strain, add a quart of brandy, put the wine into a cask, leave for two months, then bottle it.

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  • The Ares modular controlled strain rheometer is a research and development instrument capable of handling a wide range of samples from water to solids.

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  • For investigation of flow characteristics we have used a modern control stress / strain rate rheometer.

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  • Strain off all the pulp, and add other half rhubarb.

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  • For example, Monsanto has created a strain of soybeans genetically modified to be not affected by their herbicide product roundup ® 6.

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  • Outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype O in the UK caused by a pandemic strain.

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  • Strain through a very fine hair sieve into a clean barrel.

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  • We must now strain every sinew to make the world demonstrate next March.

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  • How do I manage an acute sprain or strain?

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  • Strain off the liquid from the casserole and discard the parsley stalks, orange zest and bay leaf.

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  • The current H5N1 strain of avian flu virus does not transmit easily from birds to mammals like cats.

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  • In addition to the persistent, non-pathogenic BVDV, a pathogenic strain can always be isolated with mucosal disease.

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  • Also I was carrying a groin strain that wasn't making life sweet.

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  • Treatment for hamstring strain depends largely on the severity of the injury.

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  • Jon Woodgate was replaced by Danny Hay after 15 minutes with a thigh strain, and the writing was on the wall.

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  • The latter is termed as the shear strain energy, which has been shown to be a primary cause of elastic failure.

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  • Line range would be between 6lb breaking strain and 12lb breaking strain.

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  • Neil Sharp, his deputy in midweek, picked up a calf strain at Bootham Crescent and faces a late fitness test.

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  • Add the lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste then strain through a fine strainer and reserve in a warm place.

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  • The foam inside the camera was found to have a strain of the bacterium streptococcus mitis still living inside it.

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  • They can be affected by strain or by wear and tear and may develop bony swellings, causing pressure on nerves.

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  • This allows for more flexibility and less strain on the socket, and ultimately a tighter fit for the crook tenon.

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  • The strain tensor is a field tensor -- it depends on external factors.

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  • Tommy confirming officers made minimal allowance for the strain that trench warfare imposed on the Tommies in the trenches.

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  • The strain gage pressure transducer involves movement of a diaphragm with changes in pressure.

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  • This strain was not readily transmissible from human to human.

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  • Thus strain 630 has the genetic attributes of a fully virulent, highly transmissible, drug resistant strain.

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  • The concerns center on the possibility that the H5N1 strain could infect people at a future date and ultimately become transmissible between human beings.

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  • As a result the number of animals required to identify the strain type of a suspect sample will be reduced significantly.

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  • The sheer ubiquity of the correspondents empowered by the new technology in wartime brings an added strain for Service families.

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  • Strain typing studies have confirmed that domestic cats, big cat and exotic ungulates have been infected by eating tainted beef.

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  • Mitchel McLaughlin, usually so urbane and relaxed, is showing the strain, like his coarser colleague, Alex Maskey.

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  • Shortly on, in 1918, an especially virulent strain of influenza swept the globe leaving further millions dead in its wake.

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  • The strain of H5N1 virus found in Asia has not been found in the United States.

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  • The H5N1 strain, which is spread by migrating waterfowl, first appeared in Southeast Asia two years ago.

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  • A terrible strain on such a rod but it brought me my first successes with plaice, flounder, dab, whiting and mackerel.

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  • Earlier this month, restrictions imposed after a wild whooper swan with the H5N1 strain was discovered on the Fife coast were lifted.

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  • Fully molded connecters provide excellent strain relief that keeps yo 21st Jigsaw Puzzle - Sea Animals Product 21st.. .

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  • It is probable that they serve to strain off the superfluous water which is introduced into the mouth during the process of feeding.

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  • The copper is " hard drawn," and has a breaking strain as high as 28 tons per sq.

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  • The wire being paid out without slack measures the actual distance and speed over the ground, and the engineer in charge is relieved of all anxiety in estimating the depth from the scattered soundings of the preliminary survey, or in calculating the retarding strain required to produce the specified slack, since the brakesman merely has to follow the indications of the instrument and regulate the strain so as to keep the pointer at the figure required - an easy task, seeing that the ratio of speed of wire and cable is not affected by the motion of the ship, whatever be the state of the sea, whereas the will I',/ OW= o a ' 30 30 ao.

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  • Italy, who had made the integrity of the Ottoman empire a cardinal point of her Eastern policy, felt this change of the Mediterranean status quo the more severely inasmuch as, in order not to strain her relations with France, she had turned a deaf ear to Austrian, Russian and German advice to prepare to occupy Tunisia in agreement with Great Britain.

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  • This panegyric, which is accompanied by a series of epitaphs and is composed in a strain of fearless extravagance, was, as the author declares, written "unfee'd"; it shows that Ford sympathized, as Shakespeare himself is supposed to have done, with the "awkward fate" of the countess's brother, the earl of Essex.

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  • Repetition of one crop exhausts the ground; rotation will lighten the strain, only the exhausted soil must be copiously dressed with manure or ashes.

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  • The sterner strain in the mother's nature may be traced to intermarriage with the families of the wild interior of Corsica, where the vendetta was the unwritten but omnipotent law of the land.

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  • The bulk of the population, so far as race goes, is of the Semitic family, and at bottom Aramaean with a large admixture of immigrant Arabian blood, which is constantly being reinforced, and a comparatively small strain of Hebrew blood.

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  • The rapid development of his work made a tremendous strain upon Wesley's powers.

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  • Fortunately, however, the initiative of the Prussian subordinates was sufficient to meet the strain.

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  • As any obstruction to the outflow of the contents throws an increased amount of work on the walls, in order to overcome the resistance, the intermittent strain, acting on the muscle cells, stimulates them to enlarge and proliferate, fig.

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  • It is the same strain which runs, although in a somewhat lower key, through his two larger mathnawis or double-rhymed poems, the Rushanainama, or "book of enlightenment," and the Sa`adatnama, or "book of felicity."

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  • Day after day he was tortured, and in his agony, with a frame weakened by constant austerity and the mental strain of the past months, he made every admission demanded by his tormentors.

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  • His normal working day at this time was one of fourteen or fifteen hours, and he refused to spare himself one hour of toil, though under the strain blindness was rapidly coming on.

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  • The energy in a train of waves carried forward with the waves is partly strain or potential energy due to change of volume of the air, partly kinetic energy due to the motion of the air as the waves pass.

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  • The reverses of the first part of the Boer campaign, together with the loss of so many of her officers and soldiers, caused no small part of that "great strain" of which the Court Circular spoke in the ominous words which first told the country that she was seriously ill.

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  • Here then we have the basis of a view in which there are not two media to be considered, but one medium, homogeneous in essence and differentiated as regards its parts only by the presence of nuclei of intrinsic strain or motion - in which the physical activities of matter are identified with those arising from the atmospheres of modified aether which thus belong to its atoms. As regards laws of general physical interactions, the atom is fully represented by the constitution of this atmosphere, and its nucleus may be left out of our discussions; but in the problems of biology great tracts of invariable correlations have to be dealt with, which seem hopelessly more complex than any known or humanly possible physical scheme.

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  • But when the rate of change of aethereal strain - that is, of (f,g,h) specified as Maxwell's electric displacement in free aether - is added to it, an analytically convenient vector (u,v,w) is obtained which possesses the characteristic property of being circuital like the flow of an incompressible fluid, and has therefore been made fundamental in the theory by Maxwell under the name of the total electric current.

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  • As already mentioned, all efforts to assimilate optical propagation to transmission of waves in an ordinary solid medium have failed; and though the idea of regions of intrinsic strain, as for example in unannealed glass, is familiar in physics, yet on account of the absence of mobility of the strain no attempt had been made to employ them to illustrate the electric fields of atomic charges.

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  • It is not uncommon in popular writings to attribute this superiority to a crusader strain - a theory which no one can possibly countenance who knows what miserable degenerates the half-breed descendants of the crusaders rapidly became, as a result of their immoral life and their ignorance of the sanitary precautions necessary in a trying climate.

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  • The Pennsylvania railroad bridge withstood the strain, and against it the flood piled up a mass of wreckage many feet in height and several acres in area.

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  • Báthory's indisputable genius must have been warped by a strain of madness.

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  • As he began slipping down, his head and arm wavered still more with the strain.

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  • Do n't strain out the small fleshy pulpy bits - leave these in and drink them up too !

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  • Strain lemon juice into punch bowl, add hot liquid, serve at once.

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  • The weak coupling in this example puts a further strain on the reader.

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  • Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes 3. Remove from the heat and strain the liquid into a separate pan.

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  • There are hundreds of repetitive strain injuries, too.

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  • This could mean a more virulent, or drug resistant strain which could put even more pressure on your immune system.

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  • A lighter wheel takes strain off the engine and allows the engine to rev more freely.

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  • For example, Monsanto has created a strain of soybeans genetically modified to be not affected by their herbicide product Roundup ® 6.

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  • It is used in the treatment of ' back problems ' and associated injuries such as sacroiliac strain and some lameness in horses.

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  • Strain the mixture into a clean saucepan and simmer until the sauce is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.

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  • Strain through a sieve and leave the custard to cool before placing in the fridge to chill for 20 minutes.

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  • Detection of strain gage errors is important in the accurate measurement of the fatigue life of an aircrafts airframe.

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  • The OM2 modules interface directly with sensors or analog signals such as strain gages, mV, thermocouples and RTD 's.

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  • Also I was carrying a groin strain that was n't making life sweet.

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  • You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.

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  • The foam inside the camera was found to have a strain of the bacterium Streptococcus mitis still living inside it.

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  • Some pianos with wooden frames, or which are poorly constructed, may not be sturdy enough to take the strain.

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  • If the soil is suitable, the shutting post can be set simply in tamped soil, as it takes no strain.

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  • The confirming officers made minimal allowance for the strain that trench warfare imposed on the Tommies in the trenches.

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  • The workers had handled a live strain of the tularemia bacterium instead of the non-infectious one typically used.

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  • This is the strain that runs from Hobbes through the classical utilitarian philosophers.

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  • The virulence of this strain of cholera is such that Maputo Central Hospital is using 13 liters of serum for each cholera patient.

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  • Each strain may have different characteristics, affect different species in different ways, and be more or less virulent than other strains.

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  • The bulk modulus K ' relates the change in stress to the volumetric strain.

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  • In Britain, this strain dominant in the environmental movement of the early 1970s has waned considerably.

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  • Wharf redevelopment continued to put a severe strain on all our engineering resources.

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  • Tax abatements ease the strain on property owners, because they lessen the amount of property tax that is owed.

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  • Optometrists often caution against prolonged computer usage because of the eye strain and damage it could do to developing eyes.

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  • Wheels, padded straps and shoulder loops ease the strain on your tired muscles.

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  • Manual treadmills can also be difficult to get started, making the experience less enjoyable and more likely to cause strain to the joints.

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  • The reason is that carpet can get heavy and bulky to handle and this puts a strain on the carrier in terms of weight.

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  • If you use your computer for anything other than checking email, then a screen size of at least 15-inches will help keep eye strain to a minimum.

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  • These days, 2 GB of RAM is the standard, so purchasing one with less than that may put a strain on your performance.

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  • While most people can get by quite nicely with a 17-inch or 19-inch monitor, most experts recommend at least a 22-inch monitor to help reduce eye strain.

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  • Believe it or not, science has been tampering with feline genetics for years, trying to genetically alter cats to produce a viable breeding strain that lacks the Fel d1 protein.

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  • Mom will strain visibly with contractions.

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  • Strain the mixture, and place the infusion into a spray bottle.

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  • Strain the infusion using a cheese cloth and transfer the liquid to a spray bottle.

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  • Slowly strain the martini into the glass.

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  • Strain, don't simply pour, the beverage into a martini glass.

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  • Strain the beverage into a martini glass, and serve with your choice of garnish.

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  • Strain the drink into a martini glass and add garnish.

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  • Shake and strain into a martini glass, and top with a bit of whipped cream and/or chocolate shavings.

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  • Strain the beverage into a chilled martini glass, and garnish with a strawberry.

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  • Shake well, and strain the drink into a martini glass.

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  • With a Martini shaker, gently shake all of the ingredients together and strain into two chilled Martini glasses.

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  • Strain into a tall glass filled with ice.

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  • Strain the beverage into a Champagne glass, add Champagne and serve.

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  • Add the bourbon, stir well and strain into a Collins glass.

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  • Shake everything together vigorously with ice, and strain the drink into a Martini glass.

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  • Strain them into a cocktail glass and serve, garnishing the glass with a slice of strawberry or pineapple.

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  • Next, strain the contents of the bottle through a cheesecloth, mesh strainer or coffee filter to make sure no bits of rind make it through.

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  • Strain the contents into a martini glass so you don't get ice in your drink.

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  • When you're finished shaking them, strain the drink into a martini glass.

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  • Mix and pour over ice or combine in a shaker and strain the contents into a stemmed martini glass.

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  • Strain the contents into a martini glass and garnish the cocktail with a lemon wheel.

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  • Shake and strain the drink into a Collins glass filled with ice.

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  • Shake vigorously and strain into a highball glass filled with ice.

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  • Strain the contents into a martini glass.

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  • Strain the drink into a chilled wide-mouth cocktail glass.

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  • Shake well and strain the drink into a martini glass.

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  • Mix and shake all the ingredients in a martini shaker and strain into a stemmed cocktail glass.

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