bearing strain

bearing strain

[′ber·iŋ ‚strān]
(mechanics)
The deformation of bearing parts subjected to a load.
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Disc movement, which happens when weight bearing strain is put on the spine, was biggest in the bolt upright position.
The results also indicate that integron bearing strains may not always express the antimicrobial phenotype; thus, phenotype-based isolation of resistant organisms can underestimate the levels of resistant organisms.