TENS



noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
a self-operated portable device used to treat chronic pain by sending electrical impulses through electrodes placed over the painful area.
noun
1.
a cardinal number, nine plus one.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 10 or X.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
4.
a playing card with ten pips.
5.
Informal. a ten-dollar bill:
She had two tens and a five in her purse.
6.
Also called ten’s place. Mathematics.

(in a mixed number) the position of the second digit to the left of the decimal point.
(in a whole number) the position of the second digit from the right.

adjective
7.
amounting to ten in number.
Idioms
8.
take ten, Informal. to rest from what one is doing, especially for ten minutes.
noun acronym
1.
transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation: the application of low-voltage electric impulses to the skin to relieve rheumatic pain and provide some pain relief in labour. The pulses are said to stimulate the release of pain-killing endorphins
noun
1.
the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one. It is the base of the decimal number system and the base of the common logarithm See also number (sense 1)
2.
a numeral, 10, X, etc, representing this number
3.
something representing, represented by, or consisting of ten units, such as a playing card with ten symbols on it
4.
Also called ten o’clock. ten hours after noon or midnight
determiner
5.

amounting to ten: ten tigers
(as pronoun): to sell only ten

TENS (těnz)
n.
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation; a technique used to relieve pain in an injured or diseased part of the body in which electrodes applied to the skin deliver intermittent stimulation to surface nerves and block the transmission of pain signals.

TEN abbr.
toxic epidermal necrolysis
tell someone where to get off
TENS
transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
TEN
1.
Tennessee Titans
2.
toxic epidermal necrolysis

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