high-tension
adjective Date: 1889 having or using a high voltage

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  • high-tension — high′ ten′sion adj. elm subjected to or capable of operating under relatively high voltage: high tension wire[/ex] • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • high-tension — [hī′ten′shən] adj. having, carrying, or operating under a high voltage …   English World dictionary

  • high-tension — adjective subjected to or capable of operating under relatively high voltage high tension wire • Ant: ↑low tension • Similar to: ↑high voltage, ↑high potential • Topics: ↑electricity * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • High Tension — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel High Tension Originaltitel Haute Tension Produkt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • high tension — aukštoji įtampa statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. high tension; high voltage vok. Hochspannung, f rus. высокое напряжение, n pranc. haute tension, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • high-tension — /huy ten sheuhn/, adj. Elect. subjected to or capable of operating under relatively high voltage: high tension wire. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • high-tension — ADJ: ADJ n A high tension electricity cable is one which is able to carry a very powerful current …   English dictionary

  • high-tension — adjective high tension wires/cables etc wires etc that have a powerful electric current going through them …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • high tension — high voltage …   English contemporary dictionary

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