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A product or result of working or trying; achievement
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  1. A product or result of working or trying; achievement
  2. The using of energy to get something done; exertion of strength or mental power
  3. The force needed by a machine in order to accomplish work on a load.
A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
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  1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
  2. An earnest attempt or effort
  3. A sincere attempt; a determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal.
The act or an instance of exerting, especially a strenuous effort.
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  1. The act or an instance of exerting, especially a strenuous effort.
  2. The act, fact, or process of exerting; active use of strength, power, etc.; exercise
  3. Energetic activity; effort
An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
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  1. An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
  2. Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
  3. Great care or effort:
The extent to which a body is distorted when it is subjected to a deforming force, as when under stress. The distortion can involve a change both in shape and in size. All measures of strain are dimensionless (they have no unit of measure). &diamf3; Axial strain is equal to the ratio between the change in length of an object and its original length. &diamf3; Volume strain is equal to the ratio between the change in volume of an object and its original volume. It is also called bulk strain. &diamf3; Shear strain is equal to the ratio between the amount by which an object is skewed and its length.
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  1. The extent to which a body is distorted when it is subjected to a deforming force, as when under stress. The distortion can involve a change both in shape and in size. All measures of strain are dimensionless (they have no unit of measure). &diamf3; Axial strain is equal to the ratio between the change in length of an object and its original length. &diamf3; Volume strain is equal to the ratio between the change in volume of an object and its original volume. It is also called bulk strain. &diamf3; Shear strain is equal to the ratio between the amount by which an object is skewed and its length.
  2. A wrench, twist, or other physical injury resulting from excessive tension, effort, or use.
  3. Extreme or laborious effort, exertion, or work.
Strife, contention, or combat:
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  1. Strife, contention, or combat:
  2. The act of struggling:
  3. Something that is difficult to do or achieve:
A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
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  1. A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
  2. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
  3. A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction:
The time, effort, or trouble taken in doing something:
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  1. The time, effort, or trouble taken in doing something:
Vigorous physical effort, as that used in scrubbing or polishing something
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  1. Vigorous physical effort, as that used in scrubbing or polishing something
  2. Strenuous physical labor and effort.
  3. (Idiomatic) Effort or hard work, especially physical work involving repeated motion of the forearm, such as scrubbing.
A protracted controversy or struggle:
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  1. A protracted controversy or struggle:
  2. Any fight or struggle; conflict
  3. Armed fighting; combat or war
The person or persons against whom one competes
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  1. The person or persons against whom one competes
  2. A test of skill or ability; a contest:
  3. The simultaneous demand by two or more organisms for limited environmental resources, such as nutrients, living space, or light.
A competition, especially one in which entrants perform separately and are rated by judges:
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  1. A competition, especially one in which entrants perform separately and are rated by judges:
  2. A struggle for superiority or victory between rivals:
  3. A fight, struggle, conflict, or controversy
A series of such competitions for horses, cars, etc. on a regular course
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  1. A series of such competitions for horses, cars, etc. on a regular course
  2. Any contest or competition likened to a race
  3. A series of such competitions held at a specified time on a regular course:
The relationship between two or more rivals who regularly compete with each other. The term usually applies to two rivals.
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  1. The relationship between two or more rivals who regularly compete with each other. The term usually applies to two rivals.
  2. In economics, rivalry is a characteristic of a good. Rivalrous goods are those which can be consumed by only one person at the same time -- for example, a candy bar or a suit; a non-rivalrous good may be provided to more consumers at a very low marginal cost for each additional consumer.
  3. The act of rivaling or the fact or condition of being a rival or rivals; competition
Contention or competition between rivals.
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  1. Contention or competition between rivals.
  2. The act or state of fighting or quarreling, esp. bitterly; struggle; conflict
  3. A conflict or quarrel:
The act of struggling:
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  1. The act of struggling:
  2. Strife, contention, or combat:
  3. Conflict; strife; contention
Any power struggle between two parties
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  1. Any power struggle between two parties
  2. Alternative spelling of tug of war.
The period of such conflict.
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  1. The period of such conflict.
  2. (Obs.) A battle
  3. A condition of active antagonism or contention:
Military operations marked by a specific characteristic:
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  1. Military operations marked by a specific characteristic:
  2. Conflict or struggle of any kind
  3. The waging of war against an enemy; armed conflict.
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