unstrain

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v unstrain cause to feel relaxed "A hot bath always relaxes me"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Unstrain To relieve from a strain; to relax.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Unstrain to relieve from a strain
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + strain,

Usage

In literature:

This was but one of the many channels of his public generosity; his private was equally unstrained.
"Memories and Portraits" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Not only the quality of his mercy, but also of his admiration, is quite unstrained.
"The Whole Family A Novel by Twelve Authors" by William Dean Howells, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Mary Heaton Vorse, Mary Stewart Cutting, Elizabeth Jordan, John Kendrick Bangs, Henry James, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Edith Wyatt, Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews, Alice Brown, Henry Van Dyke
Strained Verses Dedicated to Unstrained Water.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 4, April 23, 1870" by Various
For to eat or to drink amid such romantic surroundings, even if it were unstrained milk, was an experience not to be despised.
"As Seen By Me" by Lilian Bell
Unstrained dialect is a speciality.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 102, May 7, 1892" by Various
They are told with force and grace, and with unstrained, but moving pathos.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, August 20, 1892" by Various
Balder Helwyse was a philosopher, no doubt; but it was no part of his wisdom to be indifferent to unstrained sympathy.
"Idolatry" by Julian Hawthorne
The accent falls where it should, unstrained.
"Platform Monologues" by T. G. Tucker
Her tone was as natural and unstrained as a child's.
"Stradella" by F(rancis) Marion Crawford
Eternal, dazzling, direct sunlight, unrelieved by any night, unstrained through any clouds!
"Pharaoh's Broker" by Ellsworth Douglass
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In science:

Then one returns to an unstrained equilibrium in the strained state.
Energy landscape - a key concept for the dynamics of glasses and liquids
FIG. 1: A general grain boundary whose normal is ˆn positioned at the distance ∆ away from the origin separates two unstrained regions with a relative orientation defined by ω .
Stress-free states of continuum dislocation fields: Rotations, grain boundaries, and the Nye dislocation density tensor
Due to the lower symmetry, the polarization in this case is slightly rotated away from the (111) direction, but the overall magnitude remains nearly unchanged compared to the unstrained case.
First Principles Studies of Multiferroic Materials
Table 1: Starting value of V0 and expected value of tW , for unstrained samples at various temperatures.
Realistic time-scale fully atomistic simulations of surface nucleation of dislocations in pristine nanopillars
Additional experiments confirmed that the bent pillars flexed back to their initial unstrained position upon release of the bending load by retracting the reference cantilever and thus no plastic deformation occurred.
Dose and energy dependence of mechanical properties of focused electron beam induced pillar deposits from Cu(C5HF6O2)2
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