tensility
noun see tensile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • tensility — tąsumas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Medžiagos savybė temptis. atitikmenys: angl. ductility; malleability; stretchability; tensility vok. Dehnbarkeit, f; Duktilität, f; Streckbarkeit, f; Verformbarkeit, f rus.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • tensility — tampumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. tensility vok. Dehnbarkeit, f rus. растяжимость, f pranc. extensibilité, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • tensility — noun see tensile * * * tensility / silˈi ti/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • tensility — See tensile. * * * …   Universalium

  • tensility — Synonyms and related words: adaptability, agreeability, amenability, bendability, ductibility, ductility, elasticity, extendibility, extensibility, facility, fictility, flexibility, flexility, flexuousness, formativeness, give, impressionability …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tensility — ten·sil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • 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,… …   Universalium

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

  • tensile — adjective Etymology: New Latin tensilis, from Latin tensus, past participle Date: 1626 1. capable of tension ; ductile 2. of, relating to, or involving tension < tensile stress > • tensility noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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