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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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To make the dressing sauce, strain off half the remaining poaching liquid and reduce by half.
The match was going on in the background while Rick checked for a pulse and raised the man's legs to help take the strain off his heart.
The club, based at St Augustine's Sports Centre, Chetton Avenue, Radford, can help take the strain off parents with sessions planned from Tuesday to Friday.
The drop-in / lift-out battery design of the Neuton makes "refueling" a breeze, and push-button starting takes the strain off your arms and back.
Volunteers can help with a variety of tasks, from walking a dog to cleaning out a bird cage, to help take the strain off their unwell owners.
to keep the strain off of your neck so your stomach is forced to do the work.
The new depot, which in effect, pays for itself on transport costs alone, will take the strain off the Newport head quarters as the main distribution center for the company, supplying in and around London.
Strauss knows that isn't good enough but hopes to take the strain off both himself and the team by dazzling in Colombo next week.
That's despite the whole point of my being here is to take the strain off her.
I thought he was excellent at the Paralympic World Cup, he was one of the best players there and if he can do that again at the world championships then I think we can challenge because it takes the strain off the other guys and allows them to play.
If preferred, strain off into a fresh glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick.
The National Apprenticeship Service takes the strain off a business by helping them to find the best person to suit its needs.
We've teamed up with Beaverbrooks the Jewellers to take some of the festive strain off your wallet by giving FOUR lucky readers the chance to win pounds 1000 worth of gift vouchers to spend in one of their stores, online or over the telephone.
June 2, 2006: Network Rail chiefs order a review of proposals for a new Birmingham Grand Central Station to take the strain off New Street
Whitehall also has the power to take the strain off public services by doing the maths properly and getting the money where it is needed.