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o·ver·strain

 (ō′vər-strān′)
v. o·ver·strained, o·ver·strain·ing, o·ver·strains
v.tr.
To subject to excessive strain, especially to force beyond a natural or proper limit: overstraining the environment.
v.intr.
To put forth too much physical effort.

overstrain

(ˌəʊvəˈstreɪn)
vb (tr)
to exert, tax, or use (resources) to an excessive extent

overstrain


Past participle: overstrained
Gerund: overstraining

Imperative
overstrain
overstrain
Present
I overstrain
you overstrain
he/she/it overstrains
we overstrain
you overstrain
they overstrain
Preterite
I overstrained
you overstrained
he/she/it overstrained
we overstrained
you overstrained
they overstrained
Present Continuous
I am overstraining
you are overstraining
he/she/it is overstraining
we are overstraining
you are overstraining
they are overstraining
Present Perfect
I have overstrained
you have overstrained
he/she/it has overstrained
we have overstrained
you have overstrained
they have overstrained
Past Continuous
I was overstraining
you were overstraining
he/she/it was overstraining
we were overstraining
you were overstraining
they were overstraining
Past Perfect
I had overstrained
you had overstrained
he/she/it had overstrained
we had overstrained
you had overstrained
they had overstrained
Future
I will overstrain
you will overstrain
he/she/it will overstrain
we will overstrain
you will overstrain
they will overstrain
Future Perfect
I will have overstrained
you will have overstrained
he/she/it will have overstrained
we will have overstrained
you will have overstrained
they will have overstrained
Future Continuous
I will be overstraining
you will be overstraining
he/she/it will be overstraining
we will be overstraining
you will be overstraining
they will be overstraining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overstraining
you have been overstraining
he/she/it has been overstraining
we have been overstraining
you have been overstraining
they have been overstraining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overstraining
you will have been overstraining
he/she/it will have been overstraining
we will have been overstraining
you will have been overstraining
they will have been overstraining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overstraining
you had been overstraining
he/she/it had been overstraining
we had been overstraining
you had been overstraining
they had been overstraining
Conditional
I would overstrain
you would overstrain
he/she/it would overstrain
we would overstrain
you would overstrain
they would overstrain
Past Conditional
I would have overstrained
you would have overstrained
he/she/it would have overstrained
we would have overstrained
you would have overstrained
they would have overstrained
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overstrain - too much strain
strain - (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
Verb1.overstrain - strain excessively; "He overextended himself when he accepted the additional assignment"
strain, extend - use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity; "He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro"; "Don't strain your mind too much"
Translations
túlfeszít
överanstränga

overstrain

[ˌəʊvəˈstreɪn]
A. Nfatiga f excesiva; (nervous) → hipertensión f
B. VT [+ person] (= tire) → fatigar excesivamente; (= overstress) → provocar una hipertensión en; [+ metal] → deformar, torcer; [+ resources] → estirar
to overstrain o.sfatigarse excesivamente

overstrain

vt horse, personüberanstrengen, überfordern; metalüberbelasten; resources, strength, theoryüberbeanspruchen; to overstrain oneselfsich übernehmen, sich überanstrengen; don’t overstrain yourself (iro)übernimm dich bloß nicht
References in classic literature ?
The overstrain upon our brains has produced a general depression throughout the system.
22) Further complaints include the fact that the study offers cartoon-like treatment of key figures, especially European ones; that it does not delineate carefully enough the social and economic background to the conflict; that it overstrains its case at times--to the point where its argument about the use of rhetorical strategies to achieve paper victories could be mined reflexively upon itself.
economy, demand still overstrains the 28 nm capacity of the TSMC in the third quarter and will still be a bit higher than capacity in the fourth quarter.