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lay emphasis on something

 and lay stress on something
to place emphasis on something; to emphasize something. When you present this explanation, lay emphasis on the matter of personal responsibility. I'm afraid I laid too much stress on the notion of good attendance. If you are really sick, stay home!
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no stress

Inf. no problem; no bother. Don't worry, man, no stress. Relax. No stress. It doesn't bother me at all.
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stress out

Subject to or undergo extreme pressure or strain, as from working. For example, I badly need a vacation; I'm just plain stressed out from this job and its aggravations. The verb stress has meant "afflict with hardship" or "distress" since the 16th century, but the phrase stress out, alluding to psychological stress, dates only from the 1940s.
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stress out

v. Slang
1. To subject something to extreme stress, as from working too much: The tight deadlines are stressing out everybody in the office. I might not be cut out for this job; the demanding schedule stresses me out. Don't stress yourself out trying to finish the project; I'll take care of it.
2. To undergo extreme stress, as from working too much: You're always stressing out about things that can't be changed.
See also: out, stress

no stress

interj. no problem; no bother. Relax. No stress. It doesn’t bother me at all.
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stress

1. in. to suffer annoyance; to experience stress. Clare finds that she is stressing more and more about little things.
2. tv. to annoy or bother someone. (see also stressed.) Don’t stress Willy! He’s had a hard day.

stressed

mod. upset; annoyed. Come on, man, don’t get stressed! It’s only a gag.
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Figure 3 (right) shows the distribution of the thickness stresses near the surface of panel No.
This chemical reaction, together with the stresses of molding, then produces fine cracks in the steel's matrix.
A large safety factor against leakage is clearly inherent in the design at hand; simulation shows contact stresses an order of magnitude higher than the experimental minimum pressure to seal.
The period when a young adult with mental retardation is adjusting to the transition from school to work and adult life can be conceptualized as a family transition accompanied by (a) the normative stresses associated with family transitions in the Launching stage, and (b) the non-normative stresses associated with the Launching stage for families with a young adult with mental retardation, including the impact of the individuals employment.
It was found that the as-welded sample exhibits tensile stresses on the order of the yield stress both parallel and perpendicular to the weld.
Evaluation of residual stresses is a major concern for producers of transparent plastics used in medical devices and packaging, automotive lenses, optical components, compact disks and other optical data-storage media, and many other products.
The fifth source of pile-up includes stresses and strains that emerge from specific behaviors or strategies that a family may have used in the adjustment phase, such as increased rigidity or suppression of anger (McCubbin & McCubbin, 1991).
If more than one type of stress is involved in the same section, the Principle of Superposition allows the individual stress types to be analyzed separately and then added together; once again, the larger of the stresses to be combined are usually from bending or torsion.
The die land is the narrowest passage the material flows through, where shear stresses are the highest.
One task of professionals working with children who have physical disabilities is to assist mothers in helping their children manage the physical, social, academic, and emotional stresses of everyday life.
In other words, a system designed for short-term mobilization may be inadequate for handling the stresses of modern life, which tend to span longer periods and are often incompletely resolved, he suggests.
The new capability lets engineers simulate dynamic behavior, calculate inertial loads at each node and perform a linear or nonlinear static stress analysis using just one finite element model to determine stresses.
t = principal true stresses (referred to the deformed dimensions),