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Found 3 items, similar to tension.
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n 1: feelings of hostility that are not manifest; “he could sense
her latent hostility to him”
; “the diplomats' first
concern was to reduce international tensions”
[syn: latent hostility
2: (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or
suspense; “he suffered from fatigue and emotional
; “stress is a vasoconstrictor”
3: the physical condition of being stretched or strained; “it
places great tension on the leg muscles”
; “he could feel
the tenseness of her body”
4: a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or
tendencies (especially in art or literature); “there is a
tension created between narrative time and movie time”
“there is a tension between these approaches to
5: (physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic
physical body; “the direction of maximum tension moves
asymptotically toward the direction of the shear”
6: the action of stretching something tight; “tension holds the
belt in the pulleys”
English → English
, n. [L. tensio, from tendere, tensum, to
stretch: cf. F. tension. See Tense
1. The act of stretching or straining; the state of being
stretched or strained to stiffness; the state of being
bent strained; as, the tension of the muscles, tension of
2. Fig.: Extreme strain of mind or excitement of feeling;
3. The degree of stretching to which a wire, cord, piece of
timber, or the like, is strained by drawing it in the
direction of its length; strain. --Gwilt.
4. (Mech.) The force by which a part is pulled when forming
part of any system in equilibrium or in motion; as, the
tension of a srting supporting a weight equals that
5. A device for checking the delivery of the thread in a
sewing machine, so as to give the stitch the required
degree of tightness.
6. (Physics) Expansive force; the force with which the
particles of a body, as a gas, tend to recede from each
other and occupy a larger space; elastic force;
elasticity; as, the tension of vapor; the tension of air.
7. (Elec.) The quality in consequence of which an electric
charge tends to discharge itself, as into the air by a
spark, or to pass from a body of greater to one of less
electrical potential. It varies as the quantity of
electricity upon a given area.
, or Tension member
(Engin.), a brace or
member designed to resist tension, or subjected to
tension, in a structure.
(Engin.), an iron rod used as a tension member
to strengthen timber or metal framework, roofs, or the