subject to strain

See: distress
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hen graphene is subject to strain equal in all directions, it morphs into a new structure that is mechanically unstable.
The soft tissues of the wrist, including the ligaments and tendons, are subject to strain during weight bearing exercises on the hands.
Finally, not only economic links, but also relations between Hong Kong and the Beijing government could be subject to strain if the approach to containing the disease by the respective governments differs markedly.