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Definition of stress:

(n) : the internal distribution of force per unit area (pressure) within a body reacting to applied forces which causes strain or deformation and is typically symbolised by ?; externally applied to a body which cause internal stress within the body
"some people put the stress on the first syllable of "controversy"; others put it on the second."
(v) : to apply force to (a body or structure) causing strain; to apply emotional pressure to (a person or animal)
""Emphasis" is stressed on the first syllable, but "emphatic" is stressed on the second."
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Definition of stress:

(n) : the internal distribution of force per unit area (pressure) within a body reacting to applied forces which causes strain or deformation and is typically symbolised by ?; externally applied to a body which cause internal stress within the body
"some people put the stress on the first syllable of "controversy"; others put it on the second."
(v) : to apply force to (a body or structure) causing strain; to apply emotional pressure to (a person or animal)
""Emphasis" is stressed on the first syllable, but "emphatic" is stressed on the second."

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