adjective strain·less

Definition of strainless

  1. 1 :  free from strain or straining tension

  2. 2 of a ring in a chemical compound :  characterized by bond angles in the structure that are approximately the same as those in comparable acyclic compounds strainless 5- and 6-membered rings in natural organic products — compare boat form, chair form ; baeyer strain theory



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Origin and Etymology of strainless

3strain + -less

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a trip made at another's expense

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