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strain off

v.
To separate some liquid from a solid by filtration: After boiling the rice, I strained off the excess water in the pot. The chemist strained the water off from the top of the solution in the beaker.
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Instead it was all about biomechanical strengthening, re-training the muscles of the body to work differently in order to take strain off the lower back.
Bloor Homes started offering equity support schemes to take the strain off struggling homebuyers.
To communicate more effectively, take the strain off your reader's brain by adopting a concise writing style for the body of your message that suits this speedy form of communication.
Slow-cooked in wine sauce for flavor and tenderness, it can be made a day ahead; refrigerate and strain off the fat.
This, it said, could "take some of the strain off public health budgets, (and) make it easier to transfer 'Cliniporator' to developing countries.
According to Reuters, the goal is to promote regional airports and take some strain off the congested airports in the capital region.
With the ability to generate our own electricity, we're taking the strain off the state's power grid and contributing to a cleaner environment, a vision that Hearst himself would be proud of.
One of my teachers said that I needed to use my bottom muscles more to take the strain off the hamstrings.
It is taking some of the strain off the grass surface during August and has enabled France Galop to create new winter meetings in December and January.
There also were times when people simply jacked up their parked cars to take the weight strain off the tires.
You want to choose the most active files to place on the Solid State Accelerator, of course, to take the strain off of the disks where the I/O bottlenecks are the worst.
And we're gearing up to use it for election results to take some of the strain off the front-end system.
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Our campaign has resulted in a 25 percent increase in the number of calls among the non-English speaking community in California, which means we are sending a clear message to consumers while also taking some strain off already burdened emergency services.