Tensity Ten"si*ty, n. The quality or state of being tense, or strained to stiffness; tension; tenseness. [1913 Webster]

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  • tensity — index stress (strain) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tensity — [ten′sə tē] n. a tense state or quality …   English World dictionary

  • tensity — noun (plural ties) Date: circa 1658 the quality or state of being tense ; tenseness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tensity — /ten si tee/, n. the state of being tense; tenseness. [1650 60; < ML tensitas. See TENSE1, ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • tensity — noun /ˈtɛnsɪti/ The quality of being tense (literally or figuratively); tension …   Wiktionary

  • tensity — n. process of exerting tension, state of tension, stress …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tensity — ten·si·ty …   English syllables

  • tensity — ten•si•ty [[t]ˈtɛn sɪ ti[/t]] n. the state of being tense; tenseness • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • tensity — /ˈtɛnsəti/ (say tensuhtee) noun the state of being tense. {tens(e)1 + ity} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tensity — noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained it places great tension on the leg muscles he could feel the tenseness of her body • Syn: ↑tension, ↑tenseness, ↑tautness • Derivationally related forms: ↑taut ( …   Useful english dictionary

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