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effusion effusion
/ɪ ˈfju ʒən/

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  • stress stress  /ˈstrɛs/ ?  the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard…

    stress meaning(s) 

    1. (n) the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
    2. (n) (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    3. (n) special emphasis attached to something
    4. (n) difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    5. (n) (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body
    6. (v) to stress, single out as important
    7. (v) put stress on; utter with an accent
    8. (v) test the limits of

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    stress usage(s)

    1. And researchers have long suspected that stress harms the body.
    2. Here's a chance to help scientists uncover the roots of stress.
  • stress fracture stress fracture  fracture resulting from excessive activity rather than a specific injury
  • stress incontinence stress incontinence  urinary incontinence that occurs when involuntary pressure is…
  • stress mark stress mark  a mark indicating the stress on a syllable
  • stress test stress test  a test measuring how a system functions when subjected to controlled amounts…
  • stressed stressed  /ˈstrɛst/ ?  suffering severe physical strain or distress
  • stressful stressful  /ˈstrɛs fəl/ ?  extremely irritating to the nerves
  • stressor stressor  /ˈstrɛ sər/ ?  any agent that causes stress to an organism
  • stretch stretch  /ˈstrɛtʃ/ ?  a large and unbroken expanse or distance
  • stretch along stretch along  occupy a large, elongated area
  • stretch forth stretch forth  thrust or extend out
  • stretch mark stretch mark  a narrow band resulting from tension on the skin (as on abdominal skin after…
  • stretch out stretch out  extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
  • stretch pants stretch pants  trousers made of a stretchy fabric
  • stretch receptor stretch receptor  a receptor in a muscle that responds to stretching of the muscle tissue
  • stretch reflex stretch reflex  reflex contraction of a muscle when an attached tendon is pulled; important…
  • stretchability stretchability  the capacity for being stretched
  • stretchable stretchable  capable of being easily stretched and resuming former size or shape
  • stretched stretched  /ˈstrɛtʃt/ ?  (of muscles) relieved of stiffness by stretching
  • stretcher stretcher  /ˈstrɛ tʃər/ ?  a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil…
  • stretcher party stretcher party  a party of people with stretchers to carry an injured person
  • stretcher-bearer stretcher-bearer  one who helps carry a stretcher
  • stretchier stretchier  capable of being easily stretched and resuming former size or shape
  • stretchiest stretchiest  capable of being easily stretched and resuming former size or shape
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