Tenter



noun
1.
a framework on which cloth in the process of manufacture is stretched so it may set or dry evenly.
2.
Obsolete. a tenterhook.
verb (used with object)
3.
to stretch (cloth) on a tenter or tenters.
verb (used without object)
4.
to be capable of being tentered.
noun
1.
a frame on which cloth is stretched during the manufacturing process in order that it may retain its shape while drying
2.
a person who stretches cloth on a tenter
verb
3.
(transitive) to stretch (cloth) on a tenter

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