Tensible
Tensible Ten"si*ble, a. [See {Tense}, a.] Capable of being extended or drawn out; ductile; tensible. [1913 Webster]

Gold . . . is likewise the most flexible and tensible. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


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

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

  • Tensible — Растяжимый …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • tensible — ten·si·ble || tensÉ™bl adj. capable of being stretched, tensile ; malleable, flexible, pliant, ductile …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tensible — ten·si·ble …   English syllables

  • 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

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  • Tensibility — Ten si*bil i*ty, n. The quality or state of being tensible; tensility. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tensile — Ten sile, a. [See {Tense}, a.] 1. Of or pertaining to extension; as, tensile strength. [1913 Webster] 2. Capable of extension; ductile; tensible. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eisenbeton — Stahlbetonbrückenpfeiler mit Bewehrung und fertig betoniert Stahlbeton, ein künstlicher Baustoff im Stahlbetonbau, ist ein Verbundwerkstoff aus den beiden Komponenten Beton und Bewehrungsstahl. Ein Verbund beider Komponenten entsteht durch die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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