stress is a tool to impose load on and stress test Unix-like systems. It will impose user-specified amounts of CPU, I/O, RAM, and HDD load and report any errors it detects. It is used for automated stress testing and for debugging system components which fail only or more often when under load. It runs on x86, PPC64, and PPC 32 GNU/Linux, Tru64, SPARC Solaris, and more.
Pressure, strain; -- used chiefly of immaterial things; except in mechanics; hence, urgency; importance; weight; significance.
The force, or combination of forces, which produces a strain; force exerted in any direction or manner between contiguous bodies, or parts of bodies, and taking specific names according to its direction, or mode of action, as thrust or pressure, pull or tension, shear or tangential stress.
Force of utterance expended upon words or syllables. Stress is in English the chief element in accent and is one of the most important in emphasis. See Guide to pronunciation, §§ 31-35.
a physical, chemical or emotional factor causing mental tension; possible factor in causing disease.
the negative feelings and beliefs that occur whenever people feel they cannot cope with demands from their environment
Relationship to Zinc Requirement"Levels of zinc and other trace minerals were determined in 66 men before and after a five-day period of sustained physical and psychological stress..." Recommendation Test Zinc Levels" Zinc has been shown to counteract some of the adverse effects of stress..."
mental or physical tension or strain.
The Condition"...When organic disease is already installed as a result of stress - be it a simple gastritis, a cardiac or lung disease, asthma, allergies, or any suspected stress-related condition - it is important to seek medical help as soon as possible..."
a disease of modern times
The Condition"...Selye identified ‘diseases of adaptation' which include, amongst others, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, peptic ulcer, hyperthyroidism and asthma..." Relationship to Atherosclerosis"...Although researchers are careful not to say that stress causes atherosclerosis, the evidence clearly points to cardiovascular reactivity to stress as an atherosclerotic risk factor of the same magnitude as smoking, hypertension, insulin resistance, and elevated cholesterol levels..."
Relationship to Magnesium Requirement"Stress may increase magnesium excretion..." Relationship to Coronary Disease / Heart Attack"Stress may increase magnesium excretion and the resulting temporary magnesium depletion may make the heart more sensitive to electrical abnormalities and vascular spasm that could lead to cardiac ischemia..."
incontinence – the involuntary/uncontrolled loss of urine during activities that increase abdominal pressure, such as lifting, coughing or sneezing.
Occurs whenever a person feels pressured by a situation or event. This may be when a new situation comes up, changes in routine habits occur, or too many questions are left unanswered.
A horse under pressure of sustained effort.
to produce a strain or pressure on an object.
any of a group of factors that has a negative effect on tree health.
Any factor that threatens the health of the body or has an adverse effect on its functioning such as injury, disease or worry. The existence of on e form of stress tends to diminish resistance to other forms.
External factors which limit the rate of dry matter production by plants.
When you feel very worried about something.
Bloody right, making a mistake during a water change is stressful, without doubt. But fish can be stressed, take care of them.
Stress: there is no such thing as outer stress. All stress is created by the mind. For example, if you are driving your car and you are in a traffic jam and you are late for an appointment, this is not a good thing and is a karmic lesson of sorts. It is insensitive to other people and selfish. This being said, you can't squeeze blood from a turnip, so once you see you are going to be late, then the mind must just accept this and remain centered. When the mind can't accept this and the consequences, stress is created by the mind because of negative ego faulty thinking. It is not that a mistake was not made, but more like “Why cry over spilled milk
v.: 1. That confusion created when one's mind overrides the body's desire to choke the living shit out of some asshole who desperately needs it! 2. When you wake up screaming and you realize you haven't fallen asleep yet.