[hahy-ten-shuh n] /ˈhaɪˈtɛn ʃən/

adjective, Electricity.
subjected to or capable of operating under relatively high voltage:
high-tension wire.
(modifier) subjected to, carrying, or capable of operating at a relatively high voltage: a high-tension wire, HT
Having a high voltage, or designed to work at or sustain high voltages. High-tension wires used to carry electrical power over long distances sustain voltages over 200,000 volts. Compare low-tension.


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