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Tensile stress

tensile stress
See under axial stress.


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    adjective 1. of or relating to tension: tensile strain. 2. capable of being stretched or drawn out; ductile. adjective 1. of or relating to tension 2. sufficiently ductile to be stretched or drawn out

  • Tensimeter

    noun 1. manometer. noun 1. an instrument used to compare the vapour pressures of two liquids, usually consisting of two sealed bulbs containing the liquids, each being connected to one limb of a manometer

  • Tensing

    adjective, tenser, tensest. 1. stretched tight, as a cord, fiber, etc.; drawn taut; rigid. 2. in a state of mental or nervous strain; high-strung; taut: a tense person. 3. characterized by a strain upon the nerves or feelings: a tense moment. 4. Phonetics. pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles; narrow. Compare lax (def 7). verb […]

  • Tensiometer

    noun 1. an instrument for measuring longitudinal stress in wires, structural beams, etc. 2. an instrument for measuring the surface tension of a liquid. noun 1. an instrument for measuring the tensile strength of a wire, beam, etc 2. a device that measures differences in vapour pressures. It is used to determine transition points by […]

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