Meaning of STRAIN in English
( a. )
To press, or cause to pass, through a strainer, as through a screen, a cloth, or some porous substance; to purify, or separate from extraneous or solid matter, by filtration; to filter; as, to strain milk through cloth.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012