Tension Meaning and Definition


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Tension meaning

Word: Tension

How to pronounce: ten Én

Noun

Definitions:

1. The state of being stretched tight.

Example sentences: "The parachute keeps the cable under tension as it drops"

2. Mental or emotional strain.

Example sentences: "A mind that is affected by stress or tension cannot think as clearly"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Apply a force to (something) which tends to stretch it.

Example sentences: "It is best to insert the battens before the outhaul is tensioned"


Synonyms:

tensioning

stretching

tautness

distension

tightness

elongation

voltage

stress

pressure

suspense

exertion

strain

intensity

straining

filaments

strength

stretch

pull

stressful

intense

taut


Antonyms:

compression

distension

distention

intension

compressive


Derivations:

tenseness

tensity

tense

tensor

tensile

tensed

tensing

tensive

tensely


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Tension in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tension

German: Spannung

French: Tension

Italian: Tensione

Turkish: Gerilme


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