tensility


tensility

adjective

  1. of or relating to tension: tensile strain.
  2. capable of being stretched or drawn out; ductile.

adjective

  1. of or relating to tension
  2. sufficiently ductile to be stretched or drawn out

adj.1620s, from Modern Latin tensilis “capable of being stretched,” from Latin tensus, past participle of tendere “to stretch” (see tenet).

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