BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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stress

How to sign: to stress, single out as important
"Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet";

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Similiar / Same: emphasize, accent, accentuate, emphasise, punctuate

Categories: express, show, evince

Within this category: background, bring out, re-emphasise, bear down, topicalize, point up, drive home, underscore

stress

How to sign: (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
"he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor";

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Similiar / Same: tension, tenseness

Categories: strain, mental strain, nervous strain, vasoconstrictor, vasoconstrictive

Within this category: yips, breaking point

stress

How to sign: (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body
"the intensity of stress is expressed in units of force divided by units of area";

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Categories: force

Within this category: tension, breaking point

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