overstrain : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n too much strain
- v strain excessively
- In Geneva, the League's moribund Disarmament Conference was most careful not to overstrain its strength last week.
- Some search patiently for a historical or fantastical work that will not overstrain the censorious mind.
- Reason: Northerners must work hard to generate body heat during long cold winters, often overstrain their energy centres.
News & Articles
- Sailors most often injure their knees -- on land
The knees are the body part that is injured the most by dinghy sailors. The injuries are primarily due to overstrain and most often occur during physical training, according to a study by researchers in Sweden.
June 26, 2013 - Science Daily
- Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Deutsche Welle
I argue for the European reaction being marked by a sense of proportion and responsibility,Steinmeier said in Monday's edition of the German news weekly Der Spiegel. "We must not overstrain things to the extent that the process of moving...
- Andreas Herzog in International Herald Tribune
We don't want to overstrain the players,Herzog said. "It's better to use the time for regeneration and have two full sessions on Friday."