low-tension low-tension adj. (Elecricity) subjected to or capable of operating under relative low voltage. Contrasted with {high-tension}.

Syn: low-voltage. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • low-tension — /loh ten sheuhn/, adj. Elect. subjected to, or capable of operating under, relatively low voltage: low tension wire. Abbr.: lt, L.T. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

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