- a breed, stock, or variety of an animal or plant developed by breeding.；a natural or cultured variety of a microorganism with a distinct form, biochemistry, or virulence.
noun: strain, plural noun: strains
- 1. a breed, stock, or variety of an animal or plant developed by breeding.
- 2. a natural or cultured variety of a microorganism with a distinct form, biochemistry, or virulence.
- 3. a variety of a particular abstract thing:
a strain of music that has a direct lineage to folk song
- 4. a particular tendency as part of a person's character:
there's a strain of Victorian rectitude in him
版大您好， 在此，strain 的定義是品種。以下是 Yahoo 字典的定義： http://tw.dictionary.yahoo.com...strain2n. (名詞 noun)(人的)血緣,世系;種,族[C]She is of a noble strain.她出身名門。(動植物的)種,品種[C]This strain of wheat can grow during...
版主您好： "put a strain on..."是口語中非常普遍的用法，strain做為名詞，在這邊不能翻「束縛...a severe demand on or test of resources, feelings, a person, etc.: a strain on one's hospitality. 直接字譯就是對某些事物（物資、資源）帶來重大考驗...
the transmission of drug-resistant strains of the virus 抗藥性類型病毒的傳染 歐巴桑我的碎碎唸...喔 ~^_^~ 2007-10-31 13:32:34 補充： 同樣的病毒, 會有不同strain(類型), 通常稱為"株" 例如: Avian Flu...