the quality of being tenacious, or of holding fast; persistence:
the amazing tenacity of rumors.
the quality of retaining something:
the tenacity of memory.
the quality or property of holding together firmly:
testing the tenacity of the old book’s binding.
- Ten-acre block
noun 1. (NZ) a block of subdivided farming land, usually within commuting distance of a city, that provides a semirural way of life
noun, plural tenacula [tuh-nak-yuh-luh] /təˈnæk yə lə/ (Show IPA) 1. Surgery. a small sharp-pointed hook set in a handle, used for seizing and picking up parts in operations and dissections. 2. Entomology. a clasplike appendage on the abdomen of a springtail, which holds the springing device in place. noun (pl) -la (-lə) 1. a surgical […]
- Tenaculum forceps
tenaculum forceps n. A forceps with jaws ending in sharp inward-pointing hooks.
noun 1. a borough in NE New Jersey.