Tensibility
Tensibility Ten`si*bil"i*ty, n. The quality or state of being tensible; tensility. [1913 Webster]

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  • tensibility — ˌten(t)səˈbiləd.ē noun ( es) : the quality or state of being tensible the nonelastic nature of the arthropod cuticula gives the body wall but little tensibility R.E.Snodgrass * * * tensibilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • tensibility — ten·si·bil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • tensible — tensibility, tensibleness, n. tensibly, adv. /ten seuh beuhl/, adj. capable of being stretched; tensile. [1620 30; < NL tensibilis. See TENSE1, IBLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Tensility — Ten*sil i*ty, n. The quality or state of being tensile, or capable of extension; tensibility; as, the tensility of the muscles. Dr. H. Mere. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ductility — n 1. malleability, moldability, flexibility, pliability, pliableness, pliancy, pliantness, plasticity, softness; elasticity, tensibility, tensibleness, tensility, tensileness, stretchability, extensibility, extensibleness, ductileness; (all of… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • elasticity — n 1. flexibility, springiness, suppleness, rubberiness; plasticity, ductility, tensibility, tensileness, extensibility, dilatability, contractibility, contractility, resilience, recuperation. 2. adaptability, adjustability, accommodation,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • resilience — n 1. elasticity, springiness, flexibility, suppleness; spring, bounce, give, kick, snap, recoil, rebound; plasticity, ductility, rubberiness, reflexiveness; tensibility, tensileness, extensibility; contractability, contractility, stretchability;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • spread — v 1.Often spread out stretch, extend, enlarge, widen, broaden, augment, aggrandize, amplify; stretch out, draw out, lengthen, elongate, protract, prolongate, drag out; expand, dilate, distend, swell, bloat; grow, develop, increase, advance,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • tensible — /ˈtɛnsəbəl/ (say tensuhbuhl) adjective capable of being stretched; tensile. {Medieval Latin tensibilis that might be stretched} –tensibility /tɛnsəˈbɪləti/ (say tensuh biluhtee), noun –tensibly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • tensible — [ten′si bəl] adj. [ML tensibilis < L tensus: see TENSE1] TENSILE (sense 2) tensibility n …   English World dictionary

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