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Stress is what you experience while resisting the urge to choke the living s**t out of somebody. 

Stress and strain are both defined here:


Fig.1: Stress–strain curve showing typical yield behavior for nonferrous alloys. Stress ({\displaystyle \sigma }\sigma) is shown as a function of strain ({\displaystyle \epsilon }\epsilon)
1: Elastic (proportionality) limit
2: Offset yield strength (0.2% proof strength)

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