Definition of strainable in US English:



  • See strain

    • ‘It's also strainable for quick clean-up on the cage floor.’
    • ‘The pure aluminium is highly strainable and it induces a particularised texture, common to the material and to the used forming process.’
    • ‘Several months of gathering and testing nearby deposits of native earthenware clay started with breaking up damp clumps dug from the sides of an excavated pond, and tumbling them into a strainable slurry with rocks tumbling in a cement mixer.’
    • ‘The strainable beam members are constructed and arranged such that the relative movement between the ring portions creates a strain in the strainable beam members.’
    • ‘Soft bodies are manufactured from strainable cotton or velours material and can be washed off damp.’