tensile


tensile
tensility /ten sil"i tee/, tensileness, n.tensilely, adv.
/ten"seuhl, -sil/ or, esp. Brit., /-suyl/, adj.
1. of or pertaining to tension: tensile strain.
2. capable of being stretched or drawn out; ductile.
[1620-30; < NL tensilis. See TENSE1, -ILE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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